Jannell Baez has been a practicing Registered Dietitian for over 20 years. She began her career as a clinical dietitian in the hospital setting, eventually specializing in nutrition support for intensive care unit patients. Following this, she practiced as a licensed dietitian in San Juan, Puerto Rico working with endocrinology patients and later assisting in the implementation of a government-sponsored weight loss program for obese children in the San Juan public school system.
Jannell went on to work as a consultant dietitian in 2005 providing nutrition services to patients as well as corporate accounts in the areas of bariatric nutrition, diabetes, weight management, cardiovascular disease, and wellness education. She participated in several clinical drug trials as a research dietitian, testing the efficacy of various weight loss and diabetes medications. For the past several years, Jannell has been pursuing a specialization in functional and integrative nutrition. This practice perspective for nutritional care and lifestyle changes is applied to all of our patients at Rezilir, using food as medicine to promote optimal healing and wellbeing to our patients. Jannell is passionate about educating our patients and the community about the power of optimal nutrition and its influence on health and healing. Ms. Baez received her Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition from the University of Florida and a Master’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Florida International University.