New Members Welcome
The Research DPG encourages all RDNs to join and embrace evidence-based practice. Students and interns are also welcome. And, receive the same benefits for a reduced rate! Plus, there are student-only Awards available for DPG members!
Become a Research DPG Member Today!
There are lots of good reasons to join. Check out our top ten list for why you should become a Research DPG member below.
Academy members can join the Research DPG in the spring as part of the annual Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics membership renewal. Membership is a great deal:
- $30 for active Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics members
- $15 for student members
You can also join the Research DPG anytime during the year on the Academy’s website:
- Login to the Academy website
- Open the "My Academy Toolbar"
- Click on "My Groups"
- Select "Add Group"
- Join the Research DPG
Not a Member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics?
Visit the Academy's website to become a member.
Top 10 Reasons to Join Today
Learn More About Research
- Network with leaders in the field of dietetics, food and nutrition research
- Find colleagues with similar research interests
Discover Grants and Locate Experts
- Sign up for the electronic mailing list and e-blasts to learn about funding opportunities
- Find research experts through the Research DPG Member Directory
Participate in Cutting-Edge Webinars
- Find out the state of the science on a variety of topics
- Learn more about research and how to interpret the evidence
Find Out About Projects and Positions
- Follow up on Twitter and Facebook for news about research projects
- Find out about employers seeking nutrition experts for research projects
Attend Virtual/In-Person CPEU Programs
- Access free CPE articles in The Digest
- Additional CPE available via Webinars
Access the Research DPG Toolbox
- We’ve scoured the web and our research brains and, collected just for members, a toolbox of valuable research tools!
- The toolbox is coming soon!
Become a Researcher Mentee/Mentor
- Tap into the experience, knowledge, and wisdom of a seasoned researcher as a mentee
- Or, share your lifetime of expertise as a mentor
Share Your Findings in RDPG Newsletter
- Get a wonderful "qual" for your CV
- Need help for your first article? Reach out to a colleague in the Member Directory
Apply for Member-Only Awards & Grants
- Author awards and research grants available!
- Looking for funding or kudos to add to your CV?
- Application is open to all members—that includes students, too!
Invest Wisely—The Price Is Right!
- Student membership: $10
- Active membership: $30