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Kathryn Leventry Morton, RDN, LD

1231 Woodlands Way, Helena, Al 35080


kateleventry@gmail.com 2059379875

SUMMARY: Enthusiastic dietitian with copious clinical experience, training, leadership experience and
research exploration that has further developed my ability to provide excellent evidence based nutritional
care to patients.

EDUCATION:
The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Masters of Science in Human Clinical Nutrition, Expected August 2017
GPA 3.50 / 4.0
The University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL
Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, August 2016
GPA: 3.72 / 4.0

DIETETIC INTERNSHIP:
The University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL
May 2015 August 2016
UAB Wellness under Meg Baker, Director of Wellness
May 2015- July 2015 (200 Hours)
o Gained cooperate wellness experience through organizing UABs summer health and
wellness programs for employees
o Participated in Scale Back Alabama state wide weight loss initiative conference calls
and planning sessions
o Conducted and planned monthly UAB campus wide employee biometric screening
days
Camp Seal Harris Camp for children with type 1 Diabetes
July 2015- August 2015 (125 Hours)
o Planned and prepared diabetic meals and snacks for children
o Educated children on carbohydrate counting and insulin corrections
o Presented diabetic education classes for children and their families
o Conducted daily blood sugar checks and recordings
University of Montevallo Cafeteria
September 2015 December 2015 (150 Hours)
o Conducted plate waste studies to help improve food service organization
o Analyzed school meals for the proper nutrient composition
o Provided in-service training for foodservice employees on food allergies
o Provided in service training for foodservice employees on proper hand washing
technique
HealthSmart UAB - Wellness education for the community of Birmingham, AL
January 2016 April 2016 (255 hours)
o Assisted in providing weight management education and support
o Participated in community nutrition education and outreach programs in the
Birmingham Area
o Designed nutritionally balanced meal plans and snacks for elderly clients
o Presented wellness education local youth organizations
Shelby Baptist
April 2016 (65 hours)
o Planned and taught cooking classes for older adults
o Assisted in food service employee scheduling
o Conducted inventory evaluations
o Revised disease specific menu options
o Participated in daily food service production meetings
Shelby Ridge Rehab Select
May 2016 June 2016 (155 hours)
o Conducted physical malnutrition assessment for older adults
o Provided weight loss education to overweight patients
o Provided diet education for dysphagia patients
o Attended various sallow studies
o Participated in weekly clinical planning meetings
Reliant Renal Care
June 2016- August 2016 (250 hours)
o Provided diet education to dialysis patients
o Assessed and interpreted patient labs values and tests
o Conducted fluid education with dialysis patients

EMPLOYMENT:
Nutrition Trainee, August 2016 August 2017
The Pediatric Pulmonary Center at Childrens of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
o Actively conducted research on the impact of Health Literacy and CPAP/
Bi-PAP adherence.
o Collaborated with other trainees at the Pediatric Pulmonary Center to conduct
a Family Centered Care project
o Obtained Motivational Interviewing Simulation Training
o Presented a Cystic Fibrosis Family Case Study Presentation
o Attended weekly intensive classes with respiratory, nursing and social work
trainees
o Implements the nutrition care process in caring for patients with pulmonary
disorders
o Planned and facilitated the Nurses C.A.R.E. ( Chronic Health Awareness and
Response Education) continuing education conference
o Presented with other trainees on the Dietitians Role in Sleep Clinic at the
National Pediatric Pulmonary Centers Annual Meeting

OTHER EXPERIENCES
o MCHB H.O.P.E.S nutrition mentor for Carver High School Students (April 2017)
o Attended the Alabama Dietetics Association Annual Meeting ( March 2017)
o Present The Role of a Dietitian in Sleep Clinic at the PPC Annual Meeting
(February 2017)
o Attended An Intensive Course in Pediatric Nutrition, Birmingham, AL (February
2017)
o Volunteered at Childrens of Alabamas Intensive Feeding Unit (May 2015-
December 2016)
o Served as the Public Relations Coordinator for the University of Montevallos
Dietetic Association (January 2014- January 2015).
o Studied Spanish at University of Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina ( May
2014-July 2014)
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CERTIFICATIONS:
o Registered Dietitian, CDR # 86100379 (Expiries 08/31/18 )
o Licensed Dietitian in Alabama LD2737 (Expires 08/30/17)
o ServSafe, Nationally Certified

HONORS:
o Most Outstanding Coordinated Program Student (May 2016)
o Senior Honors Award (May 2016)
o Miriam Collins Kinesiology Scholarship (2014-2016)
o Edyth Saylor Special Kinesiology Scholarship (2014-2016)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
o Alabama Dietetics Association (2016- Present)
o The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (2016- Present)

SKILLS
o Communication
o Cultural Competence
o Medical Nutrition Therapy
o Nutrition Assessment
o Nutrition Counseling
o Interdisciplinary Teamwork
o Research
o Trained in Nutritionist Pro Software
o Proficient in Microsoft Office