Kate Kloss is a Diabetes Educator for the University of Michigan’s Medical School Department of Learning Health Sciences with the Division of Learning and Knowledge Systems. In this role, she empowers participants of the Praise 2 study to create healthy behavior changes to better manage their diabetes. Immediately prior, Kate was a Program Coordinator for the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan, working in Chronic Kidney Disease prevention. She worked to decrease the prevalence of hypertension, obesity, and diabetes in adults and children living in low income, high risk communities. In addition, Kate is a dietitian for Wayne CHAP’s childhood obesity prevention programs, Fit Kids and On the Move. Kate graduated from Madonna University’s dietetic program and completed her dietetic internship at Henry Ford Health Systems. She has a passion for community dietetics and disease prevention.
Kate is a self-proclaimed “food enthusiast” and enjoys playing volleyball and kayaking.
Areas of Interest
Diabetes, disease prevention, public health, women’s health, empowerment, community outreach, childhood obesity prevention, health policy, health systems