Katie McKee MCN, RDN, LD

Director, Health and Wellness

Dallas Fort Worth Area

Katie McKee always loved learning about the power of nutrition, and now she has the joy of teaching others about it. With a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Arizona, Katie worked as a writer, editor and reporter before returning to school at the University of Texas at Southwestern Medical Center to earn a Master of Clinical Nutrition. Katie joined Dairy MAX in early 2015. In 2018, she was named Media Dietitian of the Year by the Dallas Dietetic Alliance. In 2020, she was named Emerging Dietetic Leader by the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is a Media Representative for the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Contributing Author for Communicating Nutrition: The Authoritative Guide. She is the co-author of DASH Diet Meal Prep: 100 Health Recipes and 6 Weekly Plans. Originally from Tucson, Arizona, she now lives in Lantana, Texas, with her husband, Sean, their son and their French bulldog.

Favorite physical activity:
Pure Barre.

One food you’d want if stranded on a desert island:
Tiramisu.

Best advice you’ve ever received:
Don’t be afraid to fail. “Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.” – Coco Chanel