Kristin Kirkpatrick is the lead dietitian and manager of Wellness Nutrition Services at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute in Cleveland, Ohio. A bestselling author, experienced presenter, and award-winning dietician, Kristin is a sought-after national speaker on a variety of nutrition and wellness-related topics, spearing on the Today Show, NBC Nightly News & The Dr. Oz Show. She has also contributed to national publications including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, TIME, Runners World, Oprah, Martha Stewart Living, Food Network, Costco Connection, Self, Women’s Health,, The Huffington Post, US News and World Report, and she is a featured expert on Cleveland Clinic’s Health Essentials. The Huffington Post named Kristin one of 35 diet and nutrition experts you need to follow on Twitter, and in December 2017, her show, The New Rules of Food aired nationally on PBS.

Kristin’s career began in Washington, DC, where she assisted in lobbying efforts for medical nutrition therapy reform on behalf of the American Dietetic Association Policy and Advocacy group. She then went on to become the regional coordinator of the hearts N Parks program in Montgomery County, Maryland. During her time there, she designed, implemented, and measured health promotion programs within the Washington DC metro area. Kristin then returned to Ohio Institute. In addition, she serves on Dr. Oz’s medical advisory board as well as the advisory board for Lose it!

Kristin has more than 17 years of experience in the health management arena and holds an MS in health promotion management from American University and a BA in political science from George Washington University. A Licensed Registered Dietitian in the state of Ohio, In May 2012 she received the Ohio Outstanding Dietetic Educator of the Year Award. In January 2017, Kristin published her first book, Skinny Liver: A Proven Program to Prevent and Reverse the New Silent Epidemic – Fatty Liver Disease.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Kristin Kirkpatrick is president of KAK Consulting, LLC. She is a dietitian and consultant of Wellness Nutrition Services at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute. Ms. Kirkpatrick is a self-published author. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.


Non-financial: Kristin Kirkpatrick has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.