CATHY R. KEITH
MSHA, RDN, LDN, CFSP, FMCHC


Credentials 

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (R631515) - Commission on Dietetic Registration
Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist (L005013) - North Carolina Board of Dietetics / Nutrition
Certified Food & Spirit Practitioner - Food and Spirit, LLC
Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach - Functional Medicine Coaching Academy, Inc.
Nia Blue Belt & 5 Stages Licensed Teacher - Nia Technique, Inc.


Education

MS, Health Services Administration - University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL
BS with Honor, Dietetics - Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI


Experience

NUTRIMOVES & MORE, LLC, ASHEVILLE, NC

Owner-practitioner of a private Integrative and Functional Medicine consulting practice focused on whole person wellness, nutrition, movement, and mindfulness.  Offering individual and group coaching, counseling and education programs and services.

FAMILY TO FAMILY, ASHEVILLE, NC

As Practice Manager, assisted physician-owners with restructuring of this Integrative and Functional Medicine family medicine practice. Responsible for new patient recruitment and on-boarding process, daily operations, personnel, training and finances.  Provided nutrition counseling and health coaching to patients as an adjunct to their care.

NOURISH & FLOURISH, ASHEVILLE, NC
PREMIERE LADY FITNESS and SPA, AUSTIN, TX

As a licensed Nia teacher, guided students through a 60-minute classical Nia sensory-based holistic fitness practice.

JOY IN MOTION STUDIO, BOULDER, CO

As Operations Manager, coordinated strategic, financial, human resource and operational activities for this new business. Efforts focused on quality, efficiency, cost effectiveness and customer service. Taught classical Nia on a scheduled basis.

BOULDER WELLCARE, INC., BOULDER, CO

Collaborated with clinic employees to redesign retail operations and improve efficiency and cost effectiveness of service.

U.S. EMBASSY LUANDA, ANGOLA, AFRICA

As the Regional Security Office Management Specialist, coordinated all daily activities and scheduled training programs to insure compliance with DSS standards. Served as post administrator for the Global ID badge system and Crisis & Emergency Planning Application. Managed Chancery access and in-country travel approval processes. Instituted a more robust security briefing system to improve the dissemination and documentation of critical safety information to assigned personnel, eligible family members and visitors. Assisted department officers with Overseas Security Advisory Council activities. Supported additional Controlled Access Areas as needed. Top Secret clearance required.

SWEDISHAMERICAN HOSPITAL, ROCKFORD, IL

As the Director of EAM Grant Administration & Holistic Health Services, managed the application process and distribution of financial awards, and provided administrative oversight of $1.4M annual State of Illinois Excellence in Academic Medicine (EAM) grant dollars for research and program activities at the hospital and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford. Designed, developed and fully integrated an outcomes-based hospital department that continues to provide free holistic health services to patients and family members, physicians and health system employees.

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, ROCKFORD, IL

As the Institutional Review Board Administrator, provided federal and University regulatory guidance and compliance support to investigators, students, and IRB committee members. Initiated a web-based submission and monitoring program for active and new research projects. Restructured the regional IRB program to address University of Illinois Chicago audit recommendations.

SWEDISHAMERICAN CENTER FOR COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE, ROCKFORD, IL

As the Executive Director, led the strategic, financial, human resource and operational activities for subsidiary programs, services and research projects. Collaborated with board members, leadership, physicians and staff to translate and apply clinical and research outcomes to the health system setting.

Managed all aspects of the Coronary Health Improvement Project (CHIP), a community-based lifestyle change education and experiential program. Expanded key elements to increase participant growth and revenue. Participated in program-related research activities.

ARAMARK FOOD & NUTRITION SERVICES @ SWEDISHAMERICAN HOSPITAL, ROCKFORD, IL

Responsible for all clinical nutrition and patient food service activities at this 300-bed, full service, non-profit teaching hospital. Managed internal and external wellness campaigns and education programs, quality program and teams. Appointed liaison between the hospital and the subsidiary-based Dr. Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease.

ARAMARK FOOD & NUTRITION SERVICES @ WESLEY WILLOWS CORPORATION, ROCKFORD, IL

Directed and coordinated foodservice activities for the Corporation’s 4 unique sites. Responsible for all fiscal, compliance, personnel, operation, and quality activities. Provided 1,500 meals daily to residents, guests and employees. Supported leadership in the acquisition of multiple industry quality awards and designations.

CHIEF CLINICAL DIETITIAN: COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF OTTAWA, OTTAWA, IL

Provided medical nutrition therapy, counseling and food service to hospitalized patients.