Kara is a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia and a member of Dietitians of Canada. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Food, Nutrition and Health with honours from the University of British Columbia in 2012, and a Master of Science in Applied Nutrition from Northeastern University in 2017.
Kara works as both a clinical dietitian with Fraser Health and a consulting dietitian with Symphony Rehab, North Shore Sports Medicine, and Simon Fraser University Sports Medicine. She focuses on providing evidence-based nutrition counseling for a wide variety of clients.
Kara is also a Certified Diabetes Educator, holds her Food Safe Level One and Level Two certificates, and has completed the International Olympic Committee’s Diploma in Sports Nutrition program.
Kara is both a member and a volunteer with the Dietitians of Canada Sports Nutrition Network and holds memberships with the Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association and Professionals in Nutrition for Exercise and Sport.
Outside of work Kara enjoys running, hiking, rock climbing, cooking ,and photography. She is also a regular volunteer with Sport Med BC’s Sun Run In-Training program.
Areas of focus include: Diabetes management and glycemic control, performance nutrition, heart healthy eating, vegetarian/vegan diets, and meal planning.
SportMedBC acknowledges that we are on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Musqueam Nation. We recognize and respect them as nations in this territory, as well as their historic connection to the lands and waters around us since time immemorial.