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PHOTO: Zachary Breeding with JMU students

Guest speaker discusses transgender nutritional needs

April 9, 2018

On Saturday March 17, dietitian Zachari Breeding came to James Madison University to speak to faculty and students about nutritional considerations for the transgender community.

PHOTO: OT studentsCampus Kitchen chapter opens at JMU

March 20, 2017

Last semester a group of JMU students won a grant from the Campus Kitchens Project national group to open an official chapter by submitting a video to a national contest.

PHOTO: Michelle Berger-Marshall

Nutrition Expert Inspires Dietetics Students

April 6, 2015

JMUís Dietetics Program hosted Michelle Berger-Marshall, the Director of Nutrition for Feeding America as the keynote speaker for the 2015 Nancy Powell Hardaway Speaker Series.

PHOTO: JMU Students at Farmer's market

Dietetics Students Visit Harrisonburg Farmerís Market

January 7, 2015

Dr. Michelle Hesse and her dietetics students recently supported local farms on their trip to the Harrisonburg Farmers Market as part of the class lecture series on fruits and vegetables.†

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The JMU Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic.

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The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) reviews complaints that relate to a program’s compliance with the accreditation/approval standards.† Any individual, for example, student, faculty, nutrition and dietetics practitioner and/or member of the public may submit a complaint against any accredited program to ACEND.† However, the ACEND board does not intervene on behalf of individuals or act as a court of appeal for individuals in matters of admissions, appointment, promotion or dismissal of faculty or students.† It acts only upon signed allegation that the program may not be compliance with the accreditation standards or policies.† The complaint must be signed by the complainant.† Anonymous complaints are not considered.†