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Research Dietetic Practice Group

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2015 RDPG AWARDS -- For more information about the awards and for eligibility criteria, go to the Apply for Awards page in the Members Only Section or click here to access the 2015 RDPG Awards flyer.


SAVE THE DATE: FNCE 2015 -- To learn about the RDPG events at the upcoming meeting in Nashville, go to the Member Homepage in the Members Only Section.


Chair Message

Welcome to the website of the Research Dietetics Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics!  For both our members and nonmembers, we are glad you are here!  

We have many great resources on our site. 

·         For members interested in additional funding opportunities, please log in using your member number and then click on Apply for Awards.  For nonmembers, we can provide support for research.  http://www.researchdpg.org/awards/ includes information on our past award winner – by joining our DPG, you may be a future winner!

·         Looking for a member in your area or want to update your contact information?  Log into the website and click on Member Search off of this main page.

·         Planning to attend The Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo™  (FNCE®) in Nashville (Oct 3-6, 2015)?  We would love to see you there!  Listed below are some events directly related to our DPG.  With having over 900 members actively involved in research, many more of us are presenting.

o   Saturday, October 3: Pre-FNCE Symposium "The Science of Sweetness",  1:30 - 3:30 p.m.. Music City Center, Registration fee is $10.   Research DPG member and position paper author Kathryn Keim will speak on non-nutritive sweeteners. Read more here.  

o   Monday, October 5 from 7-9:30am: DPG member breakfast and awards presentation.  Location will be at the Omni Hotel, Legends Ballroom F&G from 7-9:30am

o   Monday, October 5 from 9am-noon: Research DPG Showcase.  Talk with your Executive Committee members to learn more about activities for our upcoming year and ways to get involved.  Location will be in Exhibit Hall C at the Music City Center.

o   Tuesday, October 6 at 9:45am: DPG Educational Spotlight session.  Research DPG member Catherine Champagne and psychologist Rebecca Krukowski will speak on behavioral interventions to improve health in the session titled The "Weight" is Over: The Role of the Dietitian in Behavioral Approaches to Improve Health Outcomes.


Thanks to all our volunteers who have worked and who are continuing to work on projects to support our practice group and dietetics profession!  In the next year, we are planning on completing updating our website, so check back periodically to see our new changes.  I would personally like to thank our Executive Committee members.  These include, among others, Alanna Moshfegh (Past Chair), Lauri Byerley (Chair Elect), Brook Harmon (Secretary), Beth Reverri (Treasurer), and Jennifer Hanson (Nominating Committee Chair).  We are open to listening to your ideas and input on how to best support our members and future members.  Please contact us at any time!


Warm Regards,

Karin Pennington, MS, RD, LD, FAND

Chair, 2015-16


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