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Katherine McNitt

Research Technologist I, Registered Dietitian

kmm6054@psu.edu

Katie joined the Center for Childhood Obesity Research in January 2016. She is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with experience in nutrition counseling, community programs, medical nutrition therapy, and food service management. She received her B.S. in Nutritional Science from Penn State and completed her dietetic internship at the University of Houston. Katie’s role is to provide healthy pregnancy education, including one-on-one counseling and healthy eating demonstrations, to the women enrolled in the Healthy Mom Zone Study. She also oversees processing and tracking of biological samples, assists with scheduling, develops curriculum and protocol, and coordinates ultrasounds.