Kathy A. Ireland, MS

Instructor, Pediatrics

Kathy Ireland


Kathy Ireland is a clinical dietitian for the Nutrition & Fitness for Life clinic as well as the clinic coordinator. As a dietitian with Nutrition & Fitness for Life, she helps families make the necessary lifestyle changes to achieve a healthier weight. Kathy got graduated from the University of New Hampshire before getting a graduate degree in nutrition from Penn State. Her master’s thesis focused on proper feeding practices for pre-school aged children. She completed her dietetic internship at the Hines VA Hospital outside of Chicago, IL. Kathy has also received a certificate in pediatric weight management from the Commission of Dietetic Registration.

Other Positions

  • Boston Medical Center


  • Pennsylvania State University, MS
  • University of New Hampshire, BS


  • Published on 4/12/2018

    Srivastava G, Palmer KD, Ireland KA, McCarthy AC, Donovan KE, Manders AJ, McDougal J, Lenders CM, Apovian CM. Shape-Up and Eat Right Families Pilot Program: Feasibility of a Weight Management Shared Medical Appointment Model in African-Americans With Obesity at an Urban Academic Medical Center. Front Pediatr. 2018; 6:101. PMID: 29707530.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/1/2016

    Lenders CM, Manders AJ, Perdomo JE, Ireland KA, Barlow SE. Addressing Pediatric Obesity in Ambulatory Care: Where Are We and Where Are We Going? Curr Obes Rep. 2016 Jun; 5(2):214-40. PMID: 27048522.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2015

    Schoettler CL, Lee JN, Ireland KA, Lenders CM. A Novel Method of Increasing Medical Student Nutrition Awareness and Education. Journal of Biomedical Education. 2015.

  • Published on 1/1/2015

    Ireland KA, Manders AJ, Corkey BE, Lenders CM. Recruitment in a Pediatric Clinical Research Trial Targeting Underserved Populations: Efforts and Challenges. J Obes Weight Loss Ther. 2015.

  • Published on 9/1/2014

    Blake JS, Judd L, Lenders C, Ireland K, Milch H, Lim-Miller A, Levine S. Dietetic Interns Educating Future Physicians about the Role of Registered Dietitians and Nutritionists and Medical Nutrition Therapy in Patient Care. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2014; 114(9):A71.

  • Published on 1/1/2014

    Ireland K, Newby PK, Keefe E, Lim-Miller A, Meyers A, Lenders C. Prevention and Treatment of Pediatric Obesity. Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences. 2014.

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