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Exploring Career Opportunities in Public Health Nutrition
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When: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
12:00 PM

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Brought to you by APHA's Food and Nutrition Section and Student Assembly, this webinar for APHA members will be of interest to students as well as early and mid-career professionals in understanding the diverse career opportunities available in nutrition, international health, health policy, and maternal and child health. The webinar will include a panel of qualified individuals working in academia, industry, nonprofits and public/private entities and at federal, state and local levels of governments.

Topics covered in the webinar include:

  • Identifying key knowledge, skills and experiences that are useful in obtaining jobs in public health nutrition
  • Identifying tools that will help you excel in these positions
  • An overview of the diverse pathways for careers in public health nutrition


Annie B. Carr, MS, RDN, Project Officer/Public Health Nutritionist, Program Development and Evaluation Branch, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC (moderator)

Deirdra N. Chester, PhD, RDN, National Program Leader, Division of Nutrition, Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA

LT Jenna Cope, MPH, RD, LD, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corp, Indian Health Service

Joan Trendell, MS, RDN, CD, Bureau Chief, Population Health, Marion County Public Health Department, Indianapolis, Indiana

Note: Only APHA members can participate in this webinar and others in the series. Not a member? Join today!

Questions? Contact Holly Grosholz.

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