UMMC Commentary - Kathleen Parkman
Kathleen Parkman, RD, LDN, CNSC, is the Registered Dietitian for the Bariatric Surgery Department at University of Maryland Medical Center.
She completed her Undergraduate Degree in Biology at Ursinus College, followed by her Dietetic Internship at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. She recently received her Nutrition Support Certification (CNSC), specializing in complex patient care. She has experience with Nutrition throughout all disease states, but has a passion for the Bariatric population. She is able to work with patients one-on-one to develop the most appropriate intervention for them; whether it be preparing for Bariatric Surgery or General Healthy Eating.