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Dr. Kathleen Padgitt graduated from Northeastern Ohio University of Medicine (NEOMED) in 1989 and has been certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine since 1992 and in Nephrology since 1997. In 2003, she became certified by The American Society of Hypertension. Currently she practices with The Kidney Group, Inc. located in Youngstown, Ohio, and functions as the vice president of this nine-physician group.


Presently she is hosting a lecture series that focuses on whole foods for a holistic approach to a healthy lifestyle.


Over the last 20 years of practice, Dr. Padgitt has seen firsthand the adverse effects food choices can have on health, longevity and quality of life. Her lecture series is designed to educate and provide the necessary tools to allow everyone the understanding the ability to take control of their health through the power of whole foods. She is passionate in her message that all of us are capable of achieving a helathier lifestyle through a better understanding and application of whole foods and their endless benefits.


Dr. Padgitt is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and is a member of American Society of Nephrology, National Kidney Foundation, American Diabetes Association, MCMS, and OSMA.


In her free time, she enjoys being with her family, their two dogs and one bird, practicing yoga and meditation, as well as preparing raw foods.

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