Lockton Names Director of Health Risk Management

October 19, 2010 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Lockton Companies has expanded its employee benefits practice with the addition of Registered Dietitian Heather King.

King has been named Director of Health Risk Management and will be based in San Antonio. The company said King’s broad experience and background in nutrition, health care and wellness will help Lockton’s clients build health risk management programs designed to improve employee health and reduce health care costs.   

According to a press release, King previously served as Registered Dietician and Nutrition Programs Manager for Spectrum Athletic Clubs managing corporate wellness programs, educational workshops, group weight loss programs, and specific disease management training for individuals as well as small and large organizations. She is also the Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Expert for San Antonio’s NBC affiliate WOAI-TV’s Living Show, where she shares her knowledge on current health trends, effective weight loss, healthy cooking, and family nutrition.    

King earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M in Kingsville and completed her dietetic internship at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. She also participated in an intensive four-year clinical training at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio specializing in oncology, bone marrow transplant, medical intensive care, and disease management evaluation.       

More about Lockton is at http://www.lockton.com.