For Dietitians and Students


Located in the Greater Austin Area, members of the Dietitians of Central Texas are passionate about food and nutrition and promote the use of scientific and evidence-based knowledge. Meetings allow members to learn and network in a fun, supportive environment that is designed to advance the interest of its members.

Our Mission

The Dietitians of Central Texas is an organization whose purpose is to provide education, mentorship, and networking opportunities to a diverse, professional group of registered dietitian nutritionists and dietetic students.

Join our newsletter for updates on membership and events.


Membership Benefits

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8 CEUs throughout the year: July 1-June 30

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4 social events that allow networking with dietetic professionals

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Access to the members only web page to view job listings and our Member Directory


Upcoming Events

DCTX Spring Member Meeting

3/21/23 – 6:30-8:30 PM

Hear from Mary Priddy from the Office of Sustainability
Topics covered will be incorporating sustainability into our daily lives and a discussion over the Austin Food Plan for a total of 2.0 CEUs
City of Austin PDC Building 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Drive (PDC room 1406)
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Volunteer with DCTX

Want to get involved with Dietitians of Central Texas (DCTX)?
Submit your volunteer interest to dietitiansofcentraltexas@gmail.com

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Interested in being a board member for 2023 – 2024?

There are many appointed board positions that are a great opporutnity to build leadership skills and network within our organization. Please email us at dietitiansofcentraltexas@gmail.com if you are interested!

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This year’s DCTX Annual Wellness Symposium will have a little something for all dietetic backgrounds whether you practice in a clinical setting, food service, or are looking for a unique dietetic role like the growing space of retail nutrition. There will be six different speakers, coffee in the morning, snacks, lunch, and plenty of other dietitians with whom you can network.

More details coming soon!


Member Spotlights

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Maryam Navarro RD, LD

Clinical Dietitian Specialist at Dell Seton Medical Center at UT

It has been nice to have a community of dietitians with a wide array of expertise…

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I have been a member of DCTX since 2008 as a dietetic intern at UT. It has been nice to have a community of dietitians with a wide array of expertise in the many different areas that an RD/RDN can work in. We can’t be the experts at everything nutrition related, right? 😛

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Carla Cos, RDN, LD

UT Health Austin, outpatient dietitian

I continue to expand my knowledge through valuable CEU opportunities…

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I first joined DCTX as a student to learn more about the field of dietetics. Even several years later, I continue to expand my knowledge through valuable CEU opportunities and still look forward to networking and socializing with local RDs!

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Marissa Bell, MPH, RD, LD

Lake Travis ISD, Dietitian & Marketing Coordinator

DCTX has allowed me to develop a vast professional network in the Central Texas…

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DCTX has allowed me to develop a vast professional network in the Central Texas, many of whom have become close friends. I attribute landing my first job out of college to the connections I’ve made through DCTX! This group of RDs and RDs-to-be are some of the best around!

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