Kathy Zehntner

Kathy has 20 plus years of experience as a clinical dietitian in acute and outpatient healthcare settings providing medical nutrition therapy. .She received a Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics/nutrition from Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN prior to completing her dietetic internship at the National HealthCare, Corporation. Kathy's emphasis centers around the premise that eating should be joyful and wellness can be achieved within a paradigm of positive and healthy attitudes toward eating and food.


Time spent with family, exercising, cooking

Medical School

1996 - MS Nutrition and Food Service, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN
1994 - B.S., Major Dietetics, Minor Nutrition, David Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN


Members of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Tennessee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and belongs to Weight Management and Integrative and Functional Medicine sub groups. Dietitian of the Year

Awards and Honors

Nashville District Dietetic Association Young Dietitian of the Year Award
Preceptor to Lipscomb University Dietetic Interns and local high school students
Published nutrition articles in Tennessean (March and June 2012)
Certified Shapedown Instructor (Certified Children's Wt. Loss Counselor)
Who's Who Among American Colleges, Miss Lipscomb