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Maria Durkee, MS, RDN, CD 

Dietitian | Medical

I love to spend time with family and friends. I thoroughly enjoy being outside doing various activities: running, hiking, snowboarding, walking my dog, or playing sports. I have always had a love for the kitchen. When I was a child my mom created an outdoor “mud-pie kitchen” for me to play in, I would spend hours each day in that beautiful, creative space. Now I enjoy being creative in my real kitchen and love to provide delicious and nutritious meals for my husband and family. When I am not doing any of the above I can be found cleaning and organizing, which is another passion of mine.

Philosophy of Care

I believe nutrition plays a crucial role in our overall health and well-being. My goal is to provide individualized nutrition education and counseling to help my community achieve and maintain their best health. "Health" is a lifestyle with many components and I hope to make an impact on others lives through the way they nourish their bodies.

Professional Interests: 
Medical Nutrition Therapy for chronic diseases (diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, chronic kidney disease, obesity), and sports nutrition. | Diabetes and Obesity Prevention | Diabetes Management

Education & Training


  • Russell Sage College (Sage Graduate School)
  • Completed Dietetic Internship in 2020, Became Certified Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in 2021, Finished Master of Science in Applied Nutrition in 2021


  • Completed The Sage Graduate School, Dietetic Internship Distance Program at the following locations: Glens Falls Hospital, Centers Health Care, Whitehall Central School & Mechanicville City Schools, COVID-19 Online Simulation for Community and Outpatient

Board Certifications

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (Certified by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics)

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Honor Society of Phi Kappa Ph

License States

  • VT

Seeing patients at. . .

Community Health Castleton

275 Route 30 North
Bomoseen, VT 05732