Kelly A. Johnson, RD, LD, a registered and licensed dietitian from Houston, Texas, has been awarded Board Certification by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC).
After completing a specialized training and education program in bariatric science she was recently credentialed as a Board Certified Bariatric Counselor (CBC).
Ms. Johnson currently serves as a clinical dietitian/nutritionist at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center in Houston. She is an integral member of their NewStart program’s interdisciplinary bariatric surgery team. She provides outpatient bariatric nutrition counseling for weight-loss-surgery patients.
Kelly earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition from the University of Texas in Austin. She then completed a specialized dietetic internship within the Baptist Heath System in San Antonio.
Recognition of the obesity pandemic and the need for specialized competency in bariatric science inspired her post-graduate training and certification with AABC. Her clinical experience, scholarship and commitment to public health will further the AABC global mission of providing best practices in the care and treatment of those suffering from obesity and related disorders.
For more information, please contact Carrie Moraites, Fellows Coordinator: