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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)

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Gained cooperate wellness experience through organizing UABs summer health and wellness programs for employees

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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)

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Planned and prepared diabetic meals and snacks for children

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Educated children on carbohydrate counting and insulin corrections

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Presented diabetic education classes for children and their families

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Conducted daily blood sugar checks and recordings

University of Montevallo Cafeteria September 2015 – December 2015 (150 Hours)

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Conducted plate waste studies to help improve food service organization

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Analyzed school meals for the proper nutrient composition

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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)

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Assisted in providing weight management education and support

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Participated in community nutrition education and outreach programs in the Birmingham Area

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Designed nutritionally balanced meal plans and snacks for elderly clients

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Presented wellness education local youth organizations

Shelby Baptist April 2016 (65 hours)

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Planned and taught cooking classes for older adults

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Assisted in food service employee scheduling

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Conducted inventory evaluations

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Revised disease specific menu options

o Participated in daily food service production meetings Shelby Ridge Rehab Select May 2016 – June 2016 (155 hours)

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Conducted physical malnutrition assessment for older adults

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Provided weight loss education to overweight patients

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Provided diet education for dysphagia patients

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Attended various sallow studies

o Participated in weekly clinical planning meetings Reliant Renal Care June 2016- August 2016 (250 hours)

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Provided diet education to dialysis patients

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Assessed and interpreted patient labs values and tests

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Conducted fluid education with dialysis patients

EMPLOYMENT:

Nutrition Trainee, August 2016 – August 2017 The Pediatric Pulmonary Center at Children’s of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

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Actively conducted research on the impact of Health Literacy and CPAP/ Bi-PAP adherence.

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Collaborated with other trainees at the Pediatric Pulmonary Center to conduct a Family Centered Care project

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Obtained Motivational Interviewing Simulation Training

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Presented a Cystic Fibrosis Family Case Study Presentation

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Attended weekly intensive classes with respiratory, nursing and social work trainees

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Implements the nutrition care process in caring for patients with pulmonary disorders

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Planned and facilitated the Nurses C.A.R.E. ( Chronic Health Awareness and Response Education) continuing education conference

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Presented with other trainees on the “Dietitians Role in Sleep Clinic” at the National Pediatric Pulmonary Centers Annual Meeting

OTHER EXPERIENCES

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MCHB H.O.P.E.S nutrition mentor for Carver High School Students (April 2017)

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Attended the Alabama Dietetics Association Annual Meeting ( March 2017)

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Present “The Role of a Dietitian in Sleep Clinic” at the PPC Annual Meeting (February 2017)

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Attended An Intensive Course in Pediatric Nutrition, Birmingham, AL (February

2017)

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Volunteered at Children’s of Alabama’s Intensive Feeding Unit (May 2015- December 2016)

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Served as the Public Relations Coordinator for the University of Montevallos Dietetic Association (January 2014- January 2015).

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Studied Spanish at University of Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina ( May 2014-July 2014)

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CERTIFICATIONS:

 

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Registered Dietitian, CDR # 86100379 (Expiries 08/31/18 )

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Licensed Dietitian in Alabama LD2737 (Expires 08/30/17)

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ServSafe, Nationally Certified

HONORS:

 

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Most Outstanding Coordinated Program Student (May 2016)

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Senior Honors Award (May 2016)

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Miriam Collins Kinesiology Scholarship (2014-2016)

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Edyth Saylor Special Kinesiology Scholarship (2014-2016)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

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Alabama Dietetics Association (2016- Present)

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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (2016- Present)

SKILLS

 

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Communication

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Cultural Competence

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Medical Nutrition Therapy

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Nutrition Assessment

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Nutrition Counseling

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Interdisciplinary Teamwork

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Research

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Trained in Nutritionist Pro Software

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Proficient in Microsoft Office