Session Title: The Wonder Years: Advocating for Protective Care for Adolescent Girls

Katherine Zavodni is a registered dietitian nutritionist and Certified Eating Disorder RD in private practice in Salt Lake City, UT. As an outpatient nutrition therapist, she specializes in eating disorders treatment, family and child feeding therapy, and chronic dieting and weight concerns. She is a passionate advocate of weight neutral nutrition therapy and health care and applies an exclusively non-diet lifestyle approach in all her clinical work, consistent with the Health at Every Size® and Intuitive Eating® models. She speaks at national conferences, training professionals on how to promote weight neutral care and health behavior in their practices and advocacy efforts. Also a freelance writer, editor, and consultant, Katherine is in the process of creating a nutrition science curriculum for elementary school age children that is protective against disordered eating and promotes body trust and empowerment. Katherine earned her bachelor’s degree in English and her Masters in Public Health Nutrition, both from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.