Leadership committee members of the Nutrition Education for the Public Dietetic Practice Group (NEP DPG) explain why they joined this professional group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. With over 600 members across the country and world, NEP welcomes members from every background and career stage including students and retirees.

To that end, NEP has established an overarching goal to enhance the communication and teaching skills of its members.

Mission: to enhance our skills to effectively educate and communicate evidence-based nutrition information to the public through diverse delivery channels.  

Vision: members are recognized as experts in translating evidence-based nutrition research into educational strategies that promote healthy food choices.

Explore examples of member benefits and resources at www.nepdpg.org and consider joining us as a member. Your voice and contributions are a value to nutrition education and this DPG. Let’s learn, connect and act together to improve health through quality nutrition education! 

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NEP is for you if you promote nutrition through public education and interact with other nutrition professionals working in the areas of:

  • Business and Management
  • Food Industry
  • Education
  • Clinical Dietetics
  • Health Promotion
  • Nutrition Consulting and Private Practice
  • Public Health and Community Nutrition
  • Communications and Public Relations