Katelyn J. Mock: US-Registered Dietitian (R.D.)

Katelyn J. Mock is a Dietitian with a passion for guiding those with previous weight loss surgery on how to eat mindfully and intuitively and to avoid the “diet” mentality. With over 15 years of experience, she has been a lead dietitian of bariatric Surgery Programs at many US Hospitals.

Katelyn J Mock

“I have a passion for helping individuals to achieve their health goals and firmly believe that finding a healthy balance in one’s nutrition is at the heart of good health.” – Katelyn

She is certified by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) as both a Registered Dietitian (RD) and a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).



Allied Health Professions – Medical Dietetics (June 2006)

Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
College of Medicine


Health Services Administration (Dec 2012)

Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI
College of Graduate Studies

Work Experience

December 2014 to Present

Consulting Dietitian for Long Term Care and Rehabilitation Settings

S&S Nutrition,  Longview and Vancouver Washington


  • Assessment, development, implementation, and appraisal of dietary plans and providing follow-ups along with written reports
  • Reviewing adherence to regulatory compliances as well as conducting inspections

February 2013 – December 2014

In-patient, Out-patient, Home Health, and Cardiac Rehab Dietitian

Adventist Medical Center, Portland, Oregon


  • Assessing diagnostic and lab values, and keeping an eye on the clinical nutrition requirements of patients as part of an effective care program
  • Operating in tandem with other multi-disciplinary team members to meet patients’ desired health goals
  • Consulting and educating both in-and well as out-patients for the dietary needs corresponding to specific stages of their disease
  • Performing a wide variety of nutrition roles and balancing various responsibilities and projects

October 2010 – October 2012

In-patient, Outpatient, Diabetes and Long-Term Care Dietitian

Trinity Health Systems, Cadillac and Grayling, MI


  • As part of a robust plan of care, assessed and monitored patient and resident clinical nutrition needs at two rural hospitals
  • Imparted nutrition education to patients and at public speaking engagements in the community
  • Provided in-service education and arranged health awareness programs for hospital personnel
  • Presented community nutrition education programs and served as a teaching member for Diabetes Education, Cardiac Rehabilitation, and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

April 2007 – April 2010

Lead Bariatric Dietitian

Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH


  • Creation, coordination, and teaching a 6 month pre-op class for fulfilling insurance co. requirements
  • Actively contributed to re-framing a bariatric program, as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Presenter for nutrition and diet lectures at university-sponsored surgery training sessions and conferences
  • Management and marketing of support group meetings, including informative lectures as well as arrangement of guest speakers
  • Creation and carrying out research studies and formulation of diet progression programs for novel weight-loss surgical procedures
  • Interim Co-Program Director from May 2007-November 2007
  • Preceptor to undergrad and grad students
  • Assessment and monitoring patients’ pre and post-op nutritional requirements

August 2006 – April 2007


Franklin County Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), Columbus, OH


  • Counseling clients on the importance of proper nutrition and acquainting them with public health care assistance
  • Educating and counseling clients on personal health concerns and completed WIC certifications
  • Assisting and guiding clients unable to complete WIC documents due to language impediments or low functioning reading/writing skills, including joining hands with interpreters for better communication

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Career Highlights

  • 8 years of experience in myriad healthcare set-ups such as long term care facilities, large university hospitals, medical facilities in both rural and urban areas, as well as community health set-ups
  • Highly motivated and industrious who communicates efficiently with a variety of health care providers and is experienced in working in multiple set-ups
  • An expert in working with individuals from high-risk populations coming from different backgrounds
  • Excellent oratory skills and experienced public speaker for communities, hospitals, and conferences
  • An active member of a multi-disciplinary team contributing to running as well as streamlining a successful bariatric program
  • Joined hands with the Michigan State Extension to fulfill the community requirements for an educational cooking class formulated for diabetics belonging to low-income groups

Affiliations and Certifications

  • Certificate in Adult Weight Management
  • American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Oregon Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Weight Management and Bariatric Dietetic Practice Group
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy Practice Group
  • Serve Safe Certified

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