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Nutrition Center

The Nutrition Center integrates nutrition education, training, services and research. As a result, UA students gain market-driven practice skills for the workplace — preparing them to meet emerging health care needs and changing demands of the profession.


Nutrition counseling sessionNutrition Services

We provide nutrition assessment and counseling, medical nutrition therapy, computerized menu and food intake analysis, food systems management services, and individual and group nutrition education services. Learn more.


Appointments

Call, email or stop in to make an appointment. 
The University of Akron
Schrank Hall South 210
Akron, OH 44325-6102
Phone: (330) 972-2836
Fax: (330) 972-5563
Email: nutritioncenter@uakron.edu

School News

5K Fun Run/Walk

The School of Nutrition and Dietetics Advisory Board is hosting their annual 5k Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, November 3rd @ 9am. The event will be held at Bath Nature Preserve in Bath, Ohio. Registration is $30 and T-shirts are guaranteed if registering by October 20th. All proceeds will go towards student scholarships. Please wear a family friendly Halloween costume and bring your pet too! There will be goody bags, games, and more!

Registration link: https://commerce.cashnet.com/SONCD

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Accreditation is a mark of excellence.

The dietetic programs at The University of Akron are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) for both the Didactic Program in Dietetics and the Coordinated Program in Dietetics. ACEND is located at 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995. Phone: (800) 877-1600, ext. 5400; Fax: (312) 899-4817; Web address: http://www.eatrightacend.org/ACEND/

Program outcomes for the Didactic Program or the Coordinated Program are available upon request.

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Mission of the School of Nutrition and Dietetics

The School of Nutrition and Dietetics will be recognized locally, regionally and nationally through quality programs and comprehensive student experiences. We prepare successful nutrition professionals able to apply knowledge for health and wellness, serving all ages and cultural groups, individuals and families.

Coordinated Program Mission Statement:

Graduates of the Coordinated Program in Dietetics will be prepared as entry-level Registered Dietitians for future practice in the field of nutrition and dietetics with attitudes, understandings, and skills that will allow them to analyze critically and meet the diverse needs of individuals and/or society.  The program provides graduates with the knowledge and tools to develop skills necessary to develop into leaders in the field and to translate and apply the science of food and nutrition to health.

Didactic Program Mission Statement:

The mission of the Didactic Program in Dietetics is to provide a high quality curriculum which prepares graduates for successful completion of an Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics accredited supervised practice program to become a Registered Dietitian. The didactic program provides graduates with the knowledge and tools to develop the skills necessary to become leaders in the field and to translate and apply the science of food and nutrition to health.

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