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NUTR 532: MPH Nutrition Fieldwork

MPH-nutrition students complete 1-2 fieldwork experiences (NUTR 532). MPH students who are not in the Graduate Coordinated Program in Dietetics complete two fieldwork rotations (2 cr of Nutr 532). MPH/GCPD students complete 1 credit of NUTR 532 (the equivalent of the second fieldwork is completed during the GCPD internship and is documented on the transcript as NUTR 561).


Summary of Steps

  • Review and follow the detailed guidelines MPH Nutrition Fieldwork Guidelines.
  • In conjunction with fieldwork preceptor, describe project, set timeline and outline final product on the MPH Nutrition Fieldwork Agreement.
  • Complete experience planned.
  • Provide the preceptor with the MPH Nutrition Fieldwork Student Evaluations and schedule a time to discuss the evaluation. Submit the signed student evaluation to the MPH Nutrition Coordinator.
  • Develop a project summary report including a log of activities, reflection on the experience and its application to their future practice of public health. For further instructions, read MPH Nutrition Fieldwork Guidelines.
  • Present on the experience to fellow MPH Nutrition Students.

Fieldwork and Practicum Faculty Advisor

Anne Lund, MPH, RD
324 Raitt Hall
(206) 221-4920

Updated September 12, 2014


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