Kathleen M. Zelman, MPH, RD, LD
Director of Nutrition, WebMD Health, WebMD Weight Loss Clinic
Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD, LD, oversees diet, nutrition, and food content for both WebMD and the Weight Loss Clinic.
Among other duties, Kathleen serves as senior nutrition correspondent, writes weekly features, columns, newsletters, provides expert editorial review of diet and nutrition articles, and covers national meetings.
has extensive media experience, including co-hosting a weekly radio program, 12 years as a national spokeswoman for the American Dietetic Association
, and numerous print and television appearances, including CNN
, Good Morning America
, NBC Nightly News
, The Wall Street Journal
, and The New York Times
In 2007, Kathleen
was awarded the prestigious American Dietetic Association
Award" for her
contribution and commitment to educating consumers about food and nutrition issues through the media.
is a contributing writer for newspapers, magazines, and books, including Paul Prudhomme's A Fork in the Road, Healthy Eating for Babies and Toddlers, and A Harvest of Healing Foods.
Kathleen has been a dietetic internship director at Ochsner Medical Institutions and assistant professor of nutrition at St. Mary's Dominican College, both in New Orleans.
has extensive experience working with children and weight management clients, chefs, and restaurants in analysis and development of healthy recipes.
Active in local, state, and national dietetic associations, Kathleen served as a trustee of the Georgia Dietetic Foundation and is in her second term as the Georgia delegate to the American Dietetic Association.
She received her master's degree in public health from Tulane University and her bachelor of science from Montclair State University.