Mary K Sharrett, MS, RD, CNSC, LD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Mary K Sharrett, MS, RD, CNSC, LD

Mary K Sharrett, MS, RD, CNSC, LD

Contact Information

700 Children's Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-3093
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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.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Undergraduate School

  • The Ohio State University
    Date Completed: 12/07/1979

Graduate School

  • The Ohio State University
    Date Completed: 08/20/1982


  • Nutrition Support Service

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 12/10/1979

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Central Ohio Diabetes Association Women's Board Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Commitment To Camp HAMWI, 2011
  • Chair, Dietitians in Gluten Intolerance Diseases (DIGID)
  • Member, American Society of Pareteral and Enteral Nutrition
  • Member, Executive Committee of the Medical Nutrition Practice Group, 2006-2009
  • Outstanding Preceptor of the Year, The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, 2011
  • Member, The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Member, Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group, 2004-Present
  • Member, Dietitians in Nutrition Support
  • Member, Nationwide Childrens Hospital Toastmaster Club
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000