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Graduate students who enroll in the MPH program can specialize in maternal and child nutrition by selecting from a variety of elective courses in public health nutrition or maternal and child health and by completing field experiences and a masters project related to this topic. Several Maternal and Child Nutrition Traineeships are available to Registered Dietitians who wish to pursue a MPH degree and specialize in maternal and child nutrition.
If you are a RD interested in applying for a traineeship, please request an application for the traineeship along with your request for MPH Program materials. If you have already applied for the MPH program and now wish to apply for the traineeship contact a graduate studies coordinator via telephone at (612) 626-8802 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org for traineeship application materials. The U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services fund these traineeships. All traineeships provide tuition assistance and a monthly stipend.
The LET Program also has pre-or post-doctoral Fellowships or sabbatical leaves available to support Registered Dietitians who wish to specialize in the field of maternal and child nutrition. Students enrolled in the PhD program in Nutrition, with a declared specialization in public health nutrition, or individuals who have previously completed a PhD (or equivalent degree) can apply for a pre- and post-doctoral fellowships or sabbatical leave by contacting email@example.com. The U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services fund these fellowships.