Hypertension Update: Nutritional Guidelines and Strategies

Wednesday, July 22 at 10:00 am CDT

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Presented by Katherine M. Kolasa, PhD, RDN, LDN, Department of Family Medicine; Professor of Pediatrics, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and Vidant Health, Nutrition Initiative Consultant.

Dr. Kolasa earned her Ph.D. in Food Science from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1974. Her Bachelor’s Degree is from the Michigan State University in Home Economics with Communication Arts. She served on the Michigan State University faculty from 1974-1983. At East Carolina University she served as Chair of the Human Nutrition and Hospitality Management Department from 1983-86. She then joined the Department of Family Medicine and has held a joint appointment in the Department of Pediatrics since 2003. Since 2004 she has served as Consultant to Vidant. She was awarded a Kellogg National Leadership Fellowship in 1986. She has worked internationally in more than 20 countries. She has served as a consultant to government and non-profit agencies, trade associations and the food and pharmaceutical industries.Dr. Kolasa has authored over 225 publications, a textbook, book chapters, curriculum guides, bulletins and training manuals, videotapes and CD-ROMS.

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Katherine Kolasa


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