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Carla Cos, RDN, LD, CDCES

Appointments: 1-833-UT-CARES (1-833-882-2737)
Fax: 1-512-495-5680
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The University of Texas at Austin, BS, Nutrition


Internship, Dietetics, The University of Texas at Austin, Coordinated Program in Dietetics

Biography and Education

Clinical Biography

Carla Cos, RDN, LD, CDCES is a registered dietitian in UT Health Austin’s Primary Care Clinic, Post-COVID-19 Program, Rheumatology Clinic, and both the Comprehensive Memory Center and Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center within the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences. She is also a part of UT Health Austin’s Integrated Behavioral Health care team. She specializes in evidence-based nutrition education and counseling with a focus on diabetes, weight management, cardiovascular health, and gastrointestinal disorders.

Carla Cos earned her bachelor’s degree in nutrition from The University of Texas at Austin, where she also completed a dietetic internship through the Coordinated Program in Dietetics.

Carla Cos has more than six years of experience working in outpatient counseling and clinical nutrition. She is passionate about taking a patient-centered approach to nutrition counseling and follows an “all foods fit” philosophy. She uses motivational interviewing along with nutrition education to support patients in making sustainable lifestyle changes to achieve their health goals.


  • Diabetes education
  • Medical nutrition therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Nutrition education and counseling

Board Certification

  • Commission on Dietetic Registration, Registered Dietitian
  • Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, Licensed Dietitian
  • Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist



  • UT Health Austin Clinics
    Health Transformation Building
    1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. A
    Austin, TX 78712
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