Kate Patton is a sports health and preventive cardiology outpatient dietitian at the Cleveland Clinic. She is a key member of the CC's team at the Center for Human Nutrition. Kate works with a number of Baldwin Wallace University athletic programs as a part of BW's cooperative affiliation with CC Sports Health.
Patton earned a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Dayton in 2006 and a Masters of Education degree in Exercise Science from Cleveland State University in 2010. She was awarded the Elizabeth L. Shroeder Award of Excellence in 2006, which is presented the to Outstanding Senior in the Food and Nutrition Program at Dayton. She also completed a dietetic internship at the Cleveland Clinic, joining the team as a staff member in 2007.
In addition to her degrees, Patton is a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. She has a passion for teaching others how to eat healthy and stay fit. Patton also was the author of the "Nutition Matters" column in Ohio Sport & Fitness Magazine (July 2009-December 2011) and contributed in a number of other publications. Her specialty interests include fueling for endurance athletes; weight, lipid and diabetes management, and disease prevention. She provides nutrition counseling to a variety of patient populations, from adolescents to professional athletes.
Patton is a member of the Collegiate & Professional Sports Dietetic Association. A two-time qualifier and participant in the Boston Marathon, Patton has run five marathons and numerous half marathons. She also served as an assistant cross country coach at St. Joseph Academy in 2007 and Cleveland State University 2009-2012.
Patton also is an adjunct professor at CSU.
Kate Patton's Reference Area:
- On-Line Chat With Kate About Nutrition
- Heart Healthy Living
- How to Fuel-up Before, During & After a Marathon
- Eat Your Way to Heart Health
This page was last updated on July 31, 2017