Most insurance plans cover Registered Dietitian visits, with many recognizing visits as a preventive benefit. 

Katie values establishing trust and rapport with her clients. She strives to facilitate sustainable changes for patients to empower them to live healthier lives and meet their goals. She does not subscribe to a one-size-fits-all food philosophy, but rather a tailored approach to each patient.

Board Certification

  • Registered Dietitian
  • Diabetes Care and Education Specialist

Areas of Expertise

  • Weight management
  • Diabetes (Type 1, Type 2 and gestational)
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Hypertension, cardiovascular disease
  • renal nutrion


Graduate School

University of North Carolina
Master of Public Health
Chapel Hill, NC

Undergraduate School

University of Virginia
Bachelor of Arts
Charlottesville, VA

Professional Association

Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists


Fike A, Kline K, and M Gourley. Lo Que Me Diga El Doctor: Patient Reported Interpersonal Processes of Care in an Urban Rheumatology Clinic [abstract]. In: American College of Rheumatology/ARHP Scientific Meeting; 2011 Nov 5-9; Chicago, IL.

Palmer M, Marquez C, Kline K, Morris E, Linares B and B Carlson. Hydrate for health: listening to older adults’ need for information. Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014-10;40:24-30.

Personal Interests

Katie enjoys taking walks with her dog Izzy and young daughter, cooking, and seeing theater, especially musical theater.


Katie grew up in the DC area and went to the University of Virginia for her undergraduate degree. She then went on to complete her Master’s of Public Health and coordinated program in dietetics at the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill.

She has clinical and community-based healthcare experience including in-patient dietetics, nutrition education at a senior wellness center, and diabetes education at an outpatient endocrinology clinic at INOVA. She has experience working with pediatric to geriatric populations and is bilingual in Spanish.