Leigh Wagner, MS, RD, LD

Registered Dietitian
KU Integrative Medicine

BS, Dietetics, Iowa State University
MS, Dietetics, University of Kansas Medical Center

Leigh Wagner is a nutritionist at KU Integrative Medicine. She specializes in comprehensive nutrition assessment and personalized nutrition programs for her clients. She works with people with a variety of goals and diseases:

  • Food Sensitivities
  • Diabetes and Pre-diabetes
  • Thyroid Disease
  • IBS
  • Weight Loss and Management
  • Nutrient Deficiencies
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Any Chronic Diseases

A product of a family with a love for cooking, Leigh also enjoys teaching cooking classes to multiple audiences:

  • All people (patients, staff, students and the public) at The "Healing Foods Kitchen" (at KU Integrative Medicine on the main KUMC Campus)
  • Cancer Survivors and ther Caregivers at The KU Clinical Research Center (down the road in Fairway, KS)
  • Cardiac Rehab Patients at The Mid-America Cardiology at the University of Kansas Hospital (on the main KUMC Campus)

In addition to counseling and cooking classes, Leigh is working toward earning a PhD in Medical Nutrition Science from the KUMC Department of Dietetics and Nutrition. Her research is focused on nutritional aspects of Subclinical Hypothyroidism (the early stages of Hypothyroidism) because she wants to prevent disease. For nutrition information, recipes, and inspiration, please follow her on Instagram: @GoodKarme

When not being a nutritionist, Leigh loves walking her dog, Jake Reno (yes, he has a first and last name), practicing Yoga (find Yoga with Adriene" on YouTube, you won't be sorry), listening to leadership and self-improvement podcasts, reading Seth Godin's blog, and watching The Voice (she would choose Pharell as her coach).

Last modified: Sep 07, 2016



Leigh Wagner, MS, RD, LD
Registered Dietitian