University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics offers a dietetic internship program that is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). It qualifies graduates to take the exam for qualification as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). Clinical dietitians and food service operation managers of Food and Nutrition Services at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics provide the instruction for the program. Graduate-level courses in the program are administered by the Carver College of Medicine and the College of Public Health.
Graduate Program of Study
DIET:9203 Clinical Dietetics1 s.h.
Nutritional aspects of health and disease, with emphasis on medical nutrition therapy; human nutrition in the clinical state as it relates to physiology and biochemistry.