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Katie McKee, MCN, RDN, LD
Katie McKee attempts to find balance in all things as she juggles commitments to her family, friends, work and French Bulldog Romeo. With two great passions: communication and nutrition, Katie loves her role at Dairy MAX teaching others about the power nutrition has in their lives. As a registered dietitian nutritionist, Katie focuses on making the science simple. As a nutrition expert, Katie knows that healthy eating goes a long way towards a lifetime of health and well-being. Working for Dairy MAX, allows her to talk about the health benefits of milk, cheese and yogurt with a wide variety of audiences from new moms to established health professions.
Katie comes to dietetics as a second career. Her personal passion for nutrition led her to this new profession. With a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Arizona, Katie worked as a writer, editor and reporter before returning to school at the University of Texas at Southwestern Medical Center to earn a Master of Clinical Nutrition in 2014. A member of the National, Texas, Tarrant and Dallas Academies of Nutrition and Dietetics, Katie also sits on the Tarrant Area Food Policy Council.
She has a food first philosophy, focused on finding ways for people to find balance both on their plates and in their busy lives.