Kindred Nutrition is growing! We are pleased to announce that Carmen Roberts has joined our team of nutrition professionals as the Director of Community Outreach.
Carmen received her undergraduate degree in dietetics from James Madison University in Virginia and her master’s degree in health education and administration from Towson University in Maryland. She has over 18 years of experience in nutritional counseling, education, and program management. Carmen’s most recent position at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore included directing all nutrition education and research programs within the medical center. She has won several awards at the state and national level for her approach to nutrition education and public health promotion, including the Maryland Outstanding Dietitian of the Year Award. Carmen has been featured in multiple media publications, appeared on several local newscasts, and has co-authored a book chapter on dietetics leadership.
Carmen is a certified specialist in adult weight management, and is currently one of the editors for The Johns Hopkins White Papers on Nutrition and Weight Control. Her interests are primarily in disease prevention, diabetes, weight management, and bariatric surgery. She also enjoys teaching cooking classes to adults and children. Carmen enjoys educating her clients about how nutrition affects the body and its role in overall healthand wellness.
Carmen is a life-long Maryland resident and lives in Howard County with her husband and 2 daughters, ages 6 and 9. She enjoys fitness, cooking, living on a farm, and spending time with friends and family.
Carmen is excited to bring new programs to Kindred Nutrition in 2014, including pediatric and adult weight management programs, cooking classes, and more!