Kelly Morrow is a core faculty member in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science at Bastyr University. She is a clinical supervisor at Bastyr Center for Natural Health and also sees patients in her private practice at Bastyr Center.
Kelly has a special interest in food allergies, renal (kidney) nutrition, digestive health, diabetes and hypoglycemia, cancer, and maternal and pediatric nutrition.
Kelly works from a functional medicine perspective and takes a detailed history from her patients in order to identify the genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors that influence health. (Learn more about functional medicine.) She enjoys the challenge of working with clients who have complex health issues.
Kelly’s background includes both clinical and culinary experience. She has worked in private practice since 2000 and was a clinical dietitian at the Evergreen Hospital Cancer Center, the Booth Gardner Parkinson’s Center and she has also worked in community health promotions. Kelly has completed a three-part intensive whole-foods cooking certificate program through the School of Natural Cookery and draws on this experience when helping clients modify recipes and create menu plans.
In addition to being a clinical supervisor at Bastyr Center, Kelly teaches Nutrition Assessment and Therapy, Clinic Practicum, and Nutritional Supplementation in the graduate program in nutrition at Bastyr University. She has authored a number of articles and regularly serves as a public speaker on diet and nutrition. Kelly gives lectures on nutrition-related topics to lay-audiences, corporate groups and health care professionals, and has been interviewed for radio and TV, including KOMO 4 news, Q13 news, and KIRO radio’s the Ron and Don Show with Rachel Belle. She is often quoted in magazines and newspapers, including the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, The Seattle Times, Bottom Line Daily Health News, Bastyr Magazine, Northwest Prime Time, PCC Sound Consumer, and Healing Lifestyles & Spas magazine.
Watch Kelly explain the basics of a nutrition appointment at Bastyr Center: