Kirstin Taylor, MS, RDN, LD
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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Director of Nutrition
Kirstin Taylor serves as the Director of Nutrition for Cooper Clinic. Her 15 years of experience as a registered dietitian includes acute-care hospital-based nutrition (in- and outpatient), private nutrition counseling, sports nutrition, diabetes nutrition programing and clinical management.
Kirstin earned her Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences from The University of Oklahoma before completing her Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Connecticut where she also served as a Sports Nutrition Graduate Assistant. In this role, she performed educational team talks, developed meal plans for athletes and counseled athletes on basic nutrition.
Before coming to Cooper, Kirstin served as the Director of Food and Nutrition at Texas Heart Hospital Plano where she managed the nutrition department of the acute care hospital, production of patient, cafeteria and catered meals and oversaw inpatient and outpatient clinical nutrition practices. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is also OSHA and ServSafe certified.
In her free time, Kirstin enjoys traveling with her husband and daughter and watching her daughter play soccer.