About Genetix Health Institute

Meridan Zerner, MS, RDN, LD, CSSD

Meridan Zerner is an award-winning Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with over 28 years of experience in the field of health and wellness. Ms. Zerner has spent the last 18 years working with patients and sharing her passion for nutrition through one-on-one partnership, media segments and lectures across the country.

At Genetix, Ms. Zerner specializes in working with clients to evaluate genetic information, in collaboration with the medical team, to individualize and personalize nutrition and exercise plans.

Ms. Zerner received her Bachelor of Science from Syracuse University and Master of Nutritional Science with an emphasis in health promotion from the University of Oklahoma. She is a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) and specializes in weight management and exercise and sports nutrition. She also shares her expertise in preventive and cardiovascular health and nutrition through the life cycle.

Ms. Zerner is also a Certified Wellness Coach and uses behavioral change skills to help support long-term lifestyle changes in her patients. She is also an adjunct instructor at The Cooper Institute, lead facilitator for Cooper Wellness Strategies and a group exercise instructor and lecturer at Cooper Fitness Center. Even as a former broadcast journalist in Portland, Maine, Ms. Zerner’s wellness philosophy is to do the best you can with what you have, where you are.

When she isn’t engaged with patients or leading classes, Ms. Zerner enjoys traveling with her two kids, husband and two quirky dogs.

  • Education and Certifications:

    • University of Oklahoma – M.S. Nutritional Science with Emphasis in Health Promotion
    • Syracuse University – B.S. Journalism
    • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Specializing in Health & Wellness – RDN
    • Licensed Dietician – LD
    • Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics – CSSD
    • Certified Wellness Coach – CWC
    • Specialization in Weight Management | Exercise | Sports Nutrition
    • Expertise in Preventive | Cardiovascular Health & Nutrition