Katia Sloan, PhD, RDN

Katia Sloan, PhD, RDN

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Chief Clinical Research Coordinator

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Chief Clinical Research Coordinator at The Texas Institute for Kidney and Endocrine Disorders

Associate Editor of Diabetes Spectrum

Education:

Bachelor in Nutrition from The Methodist University of Piracicaba, Brazil (1998)

Master in Science and Human Nutrition - University of Sao Paulo, Brazil (2002)

PhD in Sciences - University of Sao Paulo, Brazil (2006)

She earned two post-doctorates, one in Public Health and the second in Nutrition. She earned one while working as a visiting professor at Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA (2008) and her second was earned during a sabbatical at The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Houston, TX (2013).

Main area of research: the role of lifestyle and dietary intake in obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome in adults.