Launching Your Dietetics Career

Launching Your Dietetics Career



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780983725510
Publisher: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.09(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.43(d)

About the Author

Kyle Shadix, MS, RD, is a registered dietitian, food scientist, and food-safety expert, who serves on the editorial advisory board for Today’s Dietitian magazine, is a contributing editor for, and is a member of the advisory board for the nutrition department at Teachers College. He is currently the corporate senior research chef for PepsiCo Global Beverage R&D. He lives in Valhalla, New York. D. Milton Stokes, MPH, RD, is a registered dietician and owner of One Source Nutrition, LLC. He has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of food and nutrition as a nutrition professional and former restaurateur. He lives in Cortlandt Manor, New York. Jenna A. Bell, PhD, RD, is a nutrition communications consultant and member of the editorial advisory board for Today’s Dietitian. Her expertise has been featured in Fitness Magazine, Men’s Health, Pilates Style, Runner’s World, Self Magazine, and US Weekly. She is the coauthor of Burn: The Ultimate Food & Nutrition Guide to Fuel Your Active Lifestyle. She lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

About the Authors v

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 Welcome to Dietetics! 1

Chapter 2 Hitting the Books 13

Chapter 3 Ihe Nitty-Gritty Details of the Dietetic Internship 31

Chapter 4 Ihe Registration Examination for Dietitians 65

Chapter 5 Secrets to Success: An Orientation for the New RD 75

Chapter 6 Scoring Your First Gig and Beyond 107

Chapter 7 Movers and Shakers 135

Afterword 199

Appendix A Internet Resources 200

Appendix B Leading Nutrition-Related Organizations 205

Appendix C State Dietetic Associations 207

Appendix D State Licensure Agency Contacts 211

Index 216

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