I am a pharmacy student giving a presentation to children about health science careers. What focus of dietetics would you suggest?

I am a 1st-year pharmacy at the University of Illinois at Chicago and as part of a project, I'm giving a presentation to children in grades 4 to 9 in an underserved community about why they should pursue a career in the health sciences. For this particular presentation, we are focusing on four careers:...

I am a guy who is wondering what a dietitian does, the need for dietitians, and starting salary?

I am a guy who is interested in becoming a dietitian. I just started school at Eastern Michigan University and I was wondering what a dietitian does, the need for dietitians and the starting salary. If you could send me any info on any of these questions ( I know they are basic) or...

Do you have information about review workshops for the RD exam?

Would you have any info about review workshops in Ohio for someone taking the registered dietitian exam in Oct? Your help would be appreciated. Thank you. I do not have info about review workshops. I would recommend you search the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). The Academy does have...

Which schools in California have the best internship programs?

I am currently going to school at UC Davis and I am planning on becoming a registered dietitian. I have a couple of questions for you. I am required to do a one-year internship, do you know which schools in California have the best programs? I am very interested in nutrition and sports and would...

My daughter is a nutrition major. Is it a good field for the future?

I just spoke with my 21-year-old daughter who is a nutrition major at Ohio University. She is beginning her sophomore year and is wondering if she should do a dietitian major or I think it was a nutrition major that had higher levels of sciences involved. I think eventually she would like to mix...

What are the advantages and disadvantages of dietitian work?

I'm a junior in high school. I have always been interested in nutrition and am now considering it as a career in the future. However, I don't know many dietitians and thought perhaps you could share with me the type of work a dietitian does; the advantages and disadvantages of your work and what...

I am 39 years old. Am I too old nutrition to be in an approved program?

If you can answer this question, I would really appreciate it. I am 39 years old and have been studying nutrition in an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics approved didactic program for the last two years. With the amount of competition there is in the RD (registered dietitian) program, in your opinion, am I...

Do you work with athletes?

Thanks for the info. I agree that pursuing another Master's degree in nutrition would probably be my best bet. Now I have to decide if I want to pursue the masters in nutrition or look into a physical therapy degree. Both of them will help my career. I just don't know which I will...

My daughter is starting college to become a registered dietitian. Do you know of scholarship sources?

My daughter is starting college this fall to study to be a registered dietician and we are searching for scholarship information. If you know of any sources, I would greatly appreciate any information you might have. Would suggest you contact the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation about dietetic scholarships. Also would suggest you contact...

I have a master’s degree in exercise physiology. How do I start to expand my knowledge in nutrition?

I have a master's degree in exercise physiology and wanted to expand my knowledge base more on nutrition. Could you tell me how I need to start? I am not sure if I need to look at a Registered Dietitian degree or what the difference between a nutritionist and a registered dietitian is? Thanks...

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