The Didactic Program in Dietetics or DPD fulfills the Accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) knowledge requirements. Graduates of the DPD are eligible to apply to an accredited dietetic internship (DI).
Information on the didactic program (PowerPoint)
"The Didactic Program, the Coordinated Program and the Dietetic Internship in the Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition at the University of Kentucky are currently granted accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606, Phone number (800) 877-1600 or (312) 899-0040."
For more information contact:
Dr. Dawn Brewer, DPD Director
Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition
212 Funkhouser Bldg.
Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0054