Karen L. Schmidt, M.S. R.D.

  • Education Program Assistant, Food Families and Health
Karen L. Schmidt, M.S. R.D.
300 Center Street
Ridgway, PA 15853
Work Phone: 814-776-5331

Areas of Expertise

  • Nutrition throughout the life cycle
  • Nutrition for diabetes and other chronic diseases
  • Nutrition and Wellness
  • Food Preservation


  1. M.S. The Pennsylvania State University

Karen currently serves as a nutrition and food resource for Elk, McKean, Potter, Jefferson and Cameron counties.

She has been a Registered Dietitian for nearly 40 years. In that time she has taught food and nutrition for audiences of all ages and walks of life in medical settings, college classrooms, and county-based Extension programs.