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Jacqueline Brasnick Marcus

Jacqueline Brasnick Marcus, American nutritionist. Certified nutrition specialist; registered and licensed dietitian. Recipient Excellence award for private practice and consultation American Dietetic Association Foundation, 1989; named one of Outstanding Young Women American Restaurants and Institutions Magazine.


Marcus, Jacqueline Brasnick was born on June 17, 1949 in Buffalo. Daughter of Edward Herman and Rose (Abrams) Brasnick.


Bachelor of Science, Northern Illinois University, 1971. Master of Science, Northern Illinois University, 1979.


Nutritionist, health educator good health program Skokie (Illinois) Valley Comty. Hospital, 1979-1983; editor, public Sports-Nutrition News Healthmere Press, Inc., Evanston, Illinois, 1982-1991. Director nutrition services Physicians Weight Loss Centers, Akron, Ohio, 1987-1991.

Private practice as consulting nutritionist Wilmette, Illinois, since 1979. Consultant to major business, food-related companies, advertising and public relations firms including 1996 Olympics/United States Olympic Committee, Brunswick Corporation, Quaker Oats, Kelloggs, Best Foods, McDonald's, J. Walter Thompson, Burson-Marsteller, Daniel J. Edelman Puerto Rico, International Business Machines Corporation, Inland Steel Union 76.


Board directors McKenzie Elementary School, Wilmette, 1985-1995, Highcrest Middle School, Wilmette, since 1995, Wilmette Junior High School, since 1993, Beth Emet Synagogue, Evanston, since 1995. Fellow American Dietetic Association (registered dietitian). Member Illinois Dietetic Association (licensed dietitian), Ohio Dietetic Association (licensed dietitian), Junior League of Evanston-North Shore (chairperson numerous committees, board directors, Volunteer of the Month award), Sports and Cardiovasc.

Nutritionists (chairperson, secretary), Illinois Dietetic Association, Chicago Dietetic Association (president-elect), North Suburban Dietetic Association (chair various committees, board directors 1996), Entrepreneurial Nutritionists.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: running, cycling, dancing, cooking, sewing.


Married Harvey Steven Marcus, August 13, 1972. Children: Meredith Emily, Morgan Ian, Mason Douglas.