Difference Makers

Our Lab is broken down into Teams that specialize in a specific area of our program. The Teams don’t only work among themselves but with the other Teams to accomplish the many projects and goals.

Health Education and Behavior Interns

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Haley Horton

The Keto Assistants

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Zoe Craig

Zoe Craig is a Nutritional Sciences Major who is also on the pre-med track. Zoe’s work will focus on going through the lab’s system and organizing patient folders/information, as well as assisting in the patient tracking systems

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Harleen Kahlon

Harleen Kahlon is a graduated Nutritional Sciences major who was also on the pre-med track.  She is a Co-leader of the Diet Rx and Recipes Team. Harleen’s work will focus on nutrient runs, recipe development, and seeing patients, as she works with the lab through 2024.

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Renata Martinez

Renata Martinez is a Food Science Major. She is currently defining her project in the PKT lab and will graduate in 2024.

Caden Shiver

Caden Shiver

Caden’s work will focus on detailed tracking of patients. This includes tracking and analyzing individual trends of improvement of other symptoms in addition to epileptic seizures when applying PKT

The Administrative and Instructional Team

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Paige Applegate

Paige Applegate is an assistant who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science in 2021. She manages the website. 

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Samantha Waterman

Samantha Waterman is an assistant to the lab team who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Health Education in 2021. She works on health education material for patients and for healthcare professionals starting their own PKT programs.