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Kathleen Hargiss, MS, RDN, CD
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Special Interests
Nutrition, Dietitian, Diabetes Education, Diabetes Prevention and Management, Heart Health, Adult Weight Management, Nutrition for Bariatric Surgery, Kidney Stone Prevention, Brain Health, Adult Nutrition, Older Adult Nutrition
Personal Information

I was inspired early in life about the importance of health. I found my passion and personal fulfillment working in clinical nutrition in the hospital and clinic settings. In college, I loved math and science and found my match while pursuing dietetics. My professional interests include nutrition coaching for people on their journey of health. I strive to listen to each person and include their family support.

I am most grateful for 27 years of being a dietitian and opportunities to learn, grow, and enjoy relationships with patients and colleagues. I am privileged to share that 20 of these amazing years have been with Virginia Mason Medical Center.

In my free time I enjoy having fun and spending time with my husband, two dogs, exercising, cooking and relaxing. I have traveled extensively through my life and have lived in Texas, Germany, California, Minnesota, Oregon and Washington.

Clinical Experience
Nutrition, Dietitian, Diabetes Education, Diabetes, Adult Weight Management, Kidney Stone Prevention
Board Certifications
Washington State Certified Dietitian
State of Alaska Licensed Dietitian
Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist
Education and Professional Achievements
MS, Nutrition, University of Arizona, Tucson, 2020
BS, Dietetics, University of California, Davis, 1993
University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics, 1994
Professional Activities and Awards

She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, member of the Diabetes Practice Group, and preceptor for ambulatory dietetic interns through Virginia Mason Franciscan Health and Bastyr University.

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