Kara Stromberg earned her Bachelor’s degree in dietetics at the University of Delaware, and completed her Master’s in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetic Internship at New York University. Kara currently works for Temple University Health System where she is the Clinical Nutrition Manager for Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus, and Fox Chase Cancer Center. Kara’s passion lies in growing the role of the Registered Dietitian while also ensuring that everyone in need of nutrition services has access to them. This passion earned her the 2017 Young Dietitian of the Year Award from the CT Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for her work independently coordinating the successful implementation of RDNs as Allied Health Providers in state regulations allowing Registered Dietitians to bill in Federally Qualified Health Centers and Patient Centered Medical Homes. She currently serves as the Pennsylvania State Regulatory Specialist for the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics where she is leading the charge to pass legislation to expand the scope of practice and improve licensure for Registered Dietitians in PA. She was recently an award recipient for her research studying MANNA’s medically tailored meals in colorectal cancer patients by the MANNA Research Institute. Throughout her career, Kara has been featured in consumer publications, is involved in several research projects, and has been published in peer reviewed journals.