Dr. Katia Reinert is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Public Health Clinical Nurse Specialist practicing internal medicine at Shepherds clinic in Baltimore, MD. She recently served as the Health Ministries & Recovery ministries director for the Seventh-day Adventist church in North America and is currently an associate director in Adventist Health Ministries for the General Conference. Dr. Reinert holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Washington Adventist University, a Master of Science in Nursing from Catholic University of America with focus in public health and the treatment of vulnerable populations, and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, focusing on interdisciplinary research on violence in the family.
Dr. Reinert has served in the nursing profession at Washington Adventist Hospital for 15 years as a critical care nurse, occupational health nurse practitioner, Faith Community Nursing coordinator and Health Ministry Clinical Supervisor for Adventist Healthcare. She has been appointed a member of the National Advisory Counsel at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) in the US Department of Health and Human Services. She has a special interest in Lifestyle & Preventative Medicine and the holistic treatment of physical and mental/emotional disorders.
Dr. Reinert has lectured and published on these topics while also been involved in faith-based partnerships to improve the health of individuals, families and communities.
Originally from Brazil, she enjoys bicycling, hiking, traveling and exploring the world and its beautiful natural scenery.