Posts in Research
Wendimere Reilly, RDN

I work in a doctor’s office providing the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit. Additionally, I provide MNT (Medical Nutrition Therapy) for Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease. These services are covered under insurance. For a small fee any of our patients can see the dietitian, so I am highly involved in providing nutritional interventions for those with chronic diseases. I also teach classes and am working closely with our medical director to design an integrative functional medicine program for our office.

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Claire Kariya RD, CNSC

I work with people who have medical conditions that impact their ability to eat by mouth. In some situations their nutrition has to be provided via a tube to their gastrointestinal tract. I have a special interest in the use of homemade blended food for this purpose and have dedicated many years of my career to the advancement of this practice.

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Karen D. Corbin, PhD, RD

I have a dual career. My primary focus is translational research related to nutrition and enterohepatic metabolism. My side hustle is scientific communications. I have a company called Geeks That Speak® that is dedicated to inspiring and empowering scientists and other “geeks” to become powerful storytellers to accelerate the transition from idea to solution.

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Kitty Broihier, MS, RD, LD

Despite thinking I wanted to work in clinical dietetics and majoring in Dietetic at Michigan State Univ., once I was knee-deep in my internship (at the Univ. of Iowa Hospitals) I realized I really wanted to reach more people than I could doing one-on-one consulting. I also realized I liked writing/marketing and the creativity of developing materials, so I went into nutrition communications.

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