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EIU Nutrition and Dietetics

Student Dietetic Association


What does the Student Dietetic Association do?

  • Plans and promotes fun, interactive nutrition information booths
  • Plans and promotes National Nutrition Month Activities
  • Educates children participating in the Ashmore PLAY Program
  • Serves as a MyPlate Ambassadors on campus
  • Assists with the Healthy Cooking 101 free cooking series
  • Participates in field trips to local agribusiness facilities
  • Participates in the annual St. Louis University Dietetic Internship Forum

Reasons Why You Should Join the Student Dietetic Association

  • To make a difference in the nutritional health and wellness of your peers
  • To develop and enhance your leadership skills and abilities
  • To learn skills in program planning & evaluation, marketing & promotions, and other areas that can compliment your in-class academic experiences
  • To develop and enhance your public speaking, presentation, and facilitation skills
  • To make great friendships that can last for the duration of your life

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Contact Information

Dr. Melanie Tracy Burns

Eastern Illinois University
1439 - Klehm
217-581-6353
Fax: 217-581-6090
mdburns@eiu.edu


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