Research forms the backbone of dietetics practice and the basis for the Academy’s work in education and policy. The Academy develops research priorities that guide the organization’s:
The Academy promotes evidence-based practice and urges members to become involved in the research process. Practice-based research activity is critical to discovering not only how nutrition interventions affect different disease states, but also how they impact outcomes and the lives of patients. In addition, practice-based research in community settings fills a public health function and determines the role of nutrition in achieving a healthy population.
The Academy has developed a Research Philosophy and Structure for the organization that reflects its emphasis on evidence-based practice.
The Academy offers many opportunities for participating in research, systematic reviews and evidence-based guideline development, as well as resources for mentoring, publishing and promoting outcomes.
Learn about the recruitment opportunities, participation criteria and status updates of current Academy research studies.