Meet The Team: Dieticians & Nutritionists

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Lauren Sams- MS, RD, CSP, CBS

Pediatric Dietitian & Breastfeeding Specialist

Lauren Sams has been practicing infant nutrition as a Registered Dietitian with Board Certified Specialty in Pediatric Nutrition recognition since 2015. She previously served as an inpatient and outpatient Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Dietitian at the Medical University of South Carolina for 5 years where she was involved in the inauguration of an outpatient NICU Nutrition Follow Up Clinic.

During this time she co-authored Growth in the High-Risk Newborn Infant Post-Discharge: Results from a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nutrition Follow-up Clinic which was published in the journal of Nutrition in Clinical Practice in 2020. Lauren’s family returned home to Waco, Texas in the summer of 2020 at which time she began working as the Registered Dietitian and Certified Breastfeeding Specialist for the Women Infant and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program. Early in 2021, Lauren launched @grow.baby.nutrition social media platforms in effort to share evidenced based education and practical advice to help moms grow their babies with confidence.

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Kay Williams- MEd, RD, LD

Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist

Kay Williams is a registered dietitian nutritionist and a licensed dietitian.  Kay has been in practice for more than 30 years and specializes in Wellness, Eating Disorders, and Intuitive eating practices.  Kay received her bachelor’s degree from Abilene Christian University and completed her master’s degree and dietetic internship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. 

Kay has taught nutrition courses at Texas A&M University, Baylor University and Abilene Christian. Kay has been a wellness speaker for numerous organizations and corporations.  Kay also has a private practice at Compleo Physical Therapy and Wellness where she sees clients of all ages.

 

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