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Neonatal Nutrition Fellowship Program

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Sponsors: Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

These three-month fellowship programs are for Registered Dietitians. Nutrition management of the high risk infant in the newborn intensive care unit and the community setting will be reviewed.

Dates: January 6 – March 28, 2014. Applications must be received by Friday, September 27, 2013.

Contact: Diane M. Anderson, PhD, RD; Phone 832/826-1346; E-mail:; or visit


Neonatal Nutrition Training

As part of the Neonatal Nutrition Training Program at the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, One-Week Neonatal Nutrition Update Programs will be offered for Nutritionists. This program is supported in part by the Federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Program dates:

November 3-7, 2014
November 10-14, 2014
November 17-21, 2014

Forms and program information can be downloaded from Applications must be received by August 29, 2014

Neonatal Nutrition Practicum: From Theory to Practice

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

This program is for Registered Dietitians new to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. *  Participation is limited to 4 dietitians per weeklong practicum, to be held bi-annually. Participants will interact with staff including Neonatal Dietitians, Neonatologists, Surgeons, Speech Therapists, and Lactation Consultants during lectures and daily multidisciplinary rounds. The program provides instruction for assessing the nutrition status and needs for preterm and at-risk infants including the provision of enteral and/or parenteral nutrition support for specific diagnoses including respiratory distress syndrome, necrotizing enterocolitis, osteopenia of prematurity, short bowel syndrome and abdominal wall defects.

For materials or more information, please contact Joanne Giannantonio at 267-426-7625 or email:  Application materials are available on the website:

Leadership Education Excellence in Pediatric Nutrition

James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children (Indiana University School of Medicine), Indianapolis, IN

Clinical pediatric nutrition fellowships (4-6 months duration) for registered dietitians/nutritionists who provide or potentially will provide, care for high risk infants and children and have a minimum of 12 months clinical experiences and preferably a master's degree. The overall mission is to improve the nutrition of infants, children and adolescents and their families through the education and development of pediatric nutrition leaders for key positions in education, service and advocacy.

Contact: Karyl Rickard, PhD, RD, CSP, FADA at 317/ 274-9910; email: