Mary K Sharrett, MS, RD, CNSC, LD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Biography
Mary Kay is a Clinical Dietitian for Nationwide Children's Hospital for over 30 years with a special interest in Celiac Diseaase and the Gluten Free Diet. She is also a member of the Nutrition Support Service which works with children requiring IV nutrition.

Mary Kay is the Founder and Dietitian Advisor to the Gluten Free Gang, a celiac support group for adults, parents, children, family and friends of people with celiac disease in Central Ohio. She is also a conference planner & host for the annual celiac conferences at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Mary Kay is involved with a number of projects with other dietitians with expertise in Celiac Disease including the Expert workgroup for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Evidence Based Analysis Library on Celiac Disease. She has authored multiple articles/book chapters on celiac disease and the gluten-free diet.

Mary Kay frequently speaks at local and national celiac group meetings and Professional education seminars.
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Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Outstanding Preceptor of the Year, The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, 2011
  • Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Commitment To Camp HAMWI, Central Ohio Diabetes Association Women's Board, 2011
  • Member, Executive Committee of the Medical Nutrition Practice Group, 2006 - 2009
  • Member, Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group, 2004 - Present
  • Member, Nationwide Childrens Hospital Toastmaster Club
  • Member, The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Member, Dietitians in Nutrition Support
  • Chair, Dietitians in Gluten Intolerance Diseases (DIGID)
  • Member, American Society of Pareteral and Enteral Nutrition
Education

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 12/10/1979

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Nutrition Support Service