Maria Sylvester Terry, MS, RDN is the dietitian behind the operations, marketing, and programming for Eat Fit NOLA as well as the social media strategy for all of Ochsner Eat Fit. Dietetics is her second career, and she weaves in her first career [English teacher] throughout her work for Eat Fit, educating her partners and the community in thoughtful, creative ways. She’s a passionate and intentional writer, public speaker, and content creator. She earned her BA in English and Secondary Education from Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, MD and her MS in Human Nutrition from Drexel University in Philadelphia. After matching to Tulane for her dietetic internship, she and her husband made New Orleans their home. She loves working out at Krewe Fitness, walking Audubon with her dogs, and drinking cold brew all year round.