Welcome to the Public Health/Community Nutrition Practice Group (PHCNPG) Website

NEW! Statement Regarding the Kids Eat Right Collaboration

NEW! PHCNPG 2015 Election Results

The Public Health/Community Nutrition Practice Group Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the outcome of the 2015 practice group election.  The following individuals were elected from a pool of outstanding candidates.
Chair-elect: Kay Dutram

Treasurer: Jessica Barron

Nominating Committee Chair-elect: Jennifer Walsh

Nominating Committee Member: Alice Lenihan
Congratulations and welcome to our new elected officers, who will assume their duties on June 1, 2015. Thank you to all PHCNPG members who voted in the election.

NEW! Comments Requested!

The Academy is requesting member comments on the USDA Meal Pattern Revisions to the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Click HERE to review questions and to submit your comments. 

NEW! Student Leadership Opportunity

Are you a student member who is interested in getting more involved and becoming a leader in public health and community nutrition? Apply to be the next Public Health/Community Nutrition Practice Group Student Committee Chair! Read more about the position and apply today!

NEW! Spring House of Delegates Meeting

This Spring the House of Delegates will be discussing malnutrition as the mega-issue and the Academy’s Corporate Sponsorship program as a current member issue. Please see the HOD 2014-2015 for related materials.  

More importantly be a voice of Public Health Community Nutrition and share your input on how we empower RDNs to be experts and leaders in the management of malnutrition and the Academy’s Corporate Sponsorship program.

NEW! The Winter Issue of The Digest is Now Available!
Click HERE to log in and view current and past issues of The Digest.

NEW! Award Applications Available
Do you know a shining star in the area of public health and community nutrition?  If so, please considering honoring their work by submitting application materials for that person to receive an award from our practice group. Learn more, and download the nomination forms HERE

NEW! Ebola Backgrounder

What does the new Senate Majority mean for the Academy? Check out this special post-election update.

Check out the PHCNPG Highlights from FNCE 2014!

Visit our Webinars page to view the recordings, download the webinar slides, and earn 1 CPE credit for each webinar!

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Attention PHCNPG Members: The Members Only site features the PHCNPG member directory, The Digest quarterly newsletter, and other information for members. Members must log in to view these features. Click HERE to log in. 

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Page Updated: March 18, 2015      

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