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Katherine (Kate) Fossman, RDN, LD




Haines Health Center


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Education and Experience

Ms. Fossman received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Alaska Anchorage with her major in dietetics and a minor in communications.

Before her arrival at SEARHC, Kate was in private practice at Klondike Chiropractic in Haines. She also completed a dietetic internship in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Nome with a focus on research and making evidence-based recommendations for patient care.

Kate is excited to work with SEARHC and appreciates the opportunity to serve Hoonah, Kake, Angoon and Klukwan as well as the Haines community. She enjoys working closely with providers to better serve their patients through tighter continuity of care.  “It’s very special that I’m able to help people in Haines – it feels great to give back to the community that has already given so much to me.” Kate commented.

Awards and Honors

Ms. Fossman was first in her class and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She has published research along with a presentation at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo in October 2014.

Personal Interests

Her career interests include diabetes, heart disease, overweight, obesity, helping others overcome weight as well as health barriers and bringing patients to their happiest and healthiest selves.

Outside the office, Kate enjoys knitting, beach walks, hiking, cooking, traveling, board games, spending time with family and friends.