Nutrition Research Month

Research Matters!

National Nutrition Research Month occurs every May:

  • This awareness campaign was launched by the Academy in 2016
  • Research Matters! is the campaign's theme, which highlights the relevance and importance of scientific research in dietetics

The Research DPG participates each year, promoting campaign materials through various social media outlets. Be on the lookout in May, for the latest Research Matters! Materials.

2018 Goals



  • Continue to create awareness and excitement about research
  • Increase member engagement
  • Increase ANDHII participation
  • Update your PDP to include research (Research COT)

Other Academy Research Efforts

To learn more about the Academy's efforts to broaden scientific research among dietetics practitioners and other health professionals, visit