Katia Reinert, PhD, RN, FNP-BC

Associate Health Ministries Director

Katia Reinert is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Public Health Clinical Nurse Specialist who practices internal medicine in Hyattsville, MD and serves as the Health Ministries director & Recovery Ministries director for the Seventh-day Adventist church in North America. 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 has her PhD from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. She was a NIH/NICHD pre-doctoral research fellow in Interdisciplinary Research On Violence in the Family. 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 also as Health Ministry Clinical Supervisor for Adventist HealthCare. She has a special interest in Lifestyle &Preventive Medicine and the wholistic treatment of physical and mental/emotional disorders. She 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, Reinert enjoys bicycling, hiking, traveling and exploring the world's beautiful natural wonders.