UC Davis celebrates high Dietetic Internship acceptance rate for graduates

August 13, 2019

The results are in! 80% of UC Davis’ Spring 2019 dietetic internship applicants were accepted to internship programs. This translates to 52 UC Davis graduates beginning their supervised practice this fall. This rate far exceeds the national match rate of 61%. Nearly a third of these graduates (31%, which is 16 students) will attend internships combined with a master’s degree. Additionally, 10 clinical nutrition graduates will pursue master’s degrees this fall, two will enter PhD programs, and one will enter medical school.

David L. Katz presents on "The Truth About Food: Overall Pattern of Chronic Diseases in Modern Societies"

April 15, 2019

On April 15th, 2019 David L. Katz, MD, MPH presented the 15th Annual Kosuna Distinguished Lecture in Nutrition at UC Davis.  Dr. Katz is the founding director of the Prevention Research Center at Yale University. His talk was on "The Truth About Food: Overall Pattern of Chronic Diseases in Modern Societies."  His talk is available in mp3 audio and video format.


Nutrition Department hosts "Cooking 101" course

October 15, 2018

The Department of Nutrition provided a "Cooking 101" course in fall of 2018 to provide outreach and engagement to students in the college and to support student food literacy and security. Students were taught about healthy eating and meal planning through an interactive cooking class. The students were shown how to prepare seasonally available ingredients in a few easy and healthy ways.