Karmella Thomas

Karmella Thomas, RDN, LD, CDE

Program Director, Nutrition


Ms. Thomas is a faculty member in the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. She trained at University of Nevada, Reno, in both biology and nutrition. She has a certificate of Specialized Training in Adult Weight Management from the American Dietetic Association. She also earned the Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) credential in June 2012 and currently works with the Project ECHO team as the lead dietitian, consulting with the tele-health team to assist primary care providers in rural settings regarding complex diabetes and cardiovascular conditions. Ms. Thomas oversees clinical operations, works as a nutrition counselor, and practices as a clinical dietitian with an emphasis on weight loss, diabetes management, and chronic disease. Ms. Thomas also assists in coordinating research efforts at the clinic.