Department of Nutrition and Dietetics

Department of Nutrition and Dietetics

Degree Program

Program Recognition

Career Opportunities

Degree Program

The Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics (BSND) is a four-year program that develops students to be globally competitive professionals with relevant competencies in three areas of nutrition: hospital, community, and food service, integrating academic and clinical knowledge and skills through excellence in teaching and the development of proper values and attitudes in the exercise of the profession to answer the changing needs of the society. The program is also a good preparatory to medicine with inclusions of clinical nutrition and hospital practicum.

Program Recognition

Level IV Accreditation

Career Opportunities

  • Registered Nutritionist-Dietitian in Clinical Settings or Hospitals
  • Sports Nutritionist designing nutrition program for International and National Athletes, and Professional Players
  • Nutritionist-Dietitian in Foodservice establishments like in Hotels, Restaurants, Airlines, Cruise Ship.
  • Research Nutritionist-Dietitian in Research Laboratories, Manufacturing Firms, Testing Kitchens, and Government Research Institutes
  • Academe Nutritionist-Dietitian mentoring and training future nutritionist-dietitians
  • Entrepreneurial Nutritionist-Dietitian owning Foodservice Establishment or running own Nutrition and Wellness Clinic
  • Medical Doctor (Nutrition is a good preparatory program for medicine.)

Vision & Mission

Updates

Vision & Mission

Updates

Practicing the Craft

In-Campus Nutrition Clinic

Student Organization

Practicing the Craft

The Nutrition Clinic aims to provide nutritional assessment and other related nutrition services (nutrition counseling, individualized nutrition care plan, and lectures). It takes an active part in improving the quality of life of its clients- the university students, faculty members, staff, personnel and its partner communities.

All of the services are provided by competent Registered Nutritionist-Dietitians, with different areas of expertise in the field.

Objectives

  • To provide basic nutritional assessment to the Thomasian community
  • To provide nutrition education and counseling to groups or individuals that may need dietary modifications and/or lifestyle changes that may help improve their quality of life.

In-Campus Nutrition Clinic

Services

All services can be availed by Thomasian students, faculty members, staff, and personnel.

  1. Nutritional Assessment
  2. Individualized diet plan for specific conditions, such as: a) weight management; b) diabetes; c) hypertension; d) cancer; and e) athletic performance
  3. Nutrition Lecture (inside and outside the university)

Setting an Appointment

Contact the Coordinator of the Nutrition Clinic, Asst. Prof. Diane S. Mendoza, via Tel. No. +63-2-3406-1611 local 8476.

Student Organization

The Philippine Association of Nutrition – Omega Chapter is the official student organization for Nutrition and Dietetics students.

Student Life

Administrators and Faculty Members

Asst. Prof. Diane S. Mendoza, MS

Coordinator – Nutrition Clinic

Ms. Kathleen N. Cruzada, MEd

Master of Education, major in Health Education

Asst. Prof. Diane S. Mendoza, MS

Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition

Ms. Ailyn Mae K. del Rio, MS

Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition

Mr. Emmanuele V. Mistades, BS

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics

Mr. Daniel G. Salunga, MS

Master of Science in Public Health, major in Nutrition

Mr. Fidel Mar G. Sebastian, BS

Bachelor of Science in Community Nutrition

Assoc. Prof. Eleanor O. Sibug, MCN

Master in Community Nutrition

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