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Katia Reinert


Associate Director

Dr Katia Reinert serves as Health Ministries associate director for the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist church. She is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Public Health Clinical Nurse Specialist and practices internal medicine at Shepherds clinic in Baltimore, Maryland. 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 a heart for ministry, and a passion for global health and mission. She takes joy in helping populations across cultures to understand and cope with trauma, depression and anxiety. She enjoys traveling and exploring the opportunities for service around the world through medical missionary work and envisions churches as a center for hope and healing, where people may achieve mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual wholeness. Her dream is that all of God’s children– regardless of race, ethnicity, country, age or gender, or whatever challenges they face – may experience restoration and an abundant life through God’s love and grace, reaching their full potential. Originally from Brazil, she enjoys bicycling, hiking, traveling and exploring the world and its beautiful natural scenery.