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 Ice Cream Social

June 16 @ 5:30- 7:00 PM CT

We are ending the year with an outdoor ice cream social! Please come meet other dietitians at Mueller Park and bask in the sunshine while enjoying ice cream sundaes. We are also encouraging non-member dietitians and non-member dietetic students to attend to learn more about Dietitians of Central Texas. We hope to see you there! Please RSVP to give us an idea of how much to buy.

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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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DCTX Open Board Positions!

Are you interested in being more involved with DCTX? Come join our board for 2022-2023!

We are looking for nominations for the Director of Member Engagement (Executive Director Elect) and Director of Continuing Education. If you are a member of DCTX and have an interest in serving on the executive board or you know someone who will be a good fit for any of these positions, please reach out to us at dietitiansofcentraltexas@gmail.com.

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We are opening the appointed board positions for the 2022-2023 Membership Year!
Appointed positions are crucial for effective operations of DCTX. Serving on the board is a great way to gain invaluable leadership experience and familiarize with the local Dietetics community.

The following positions are available: Social Chair, Media Chair, University Liaison- Texas State (Student Position), University Liaison- UT (Student Position).Wellness Symposium Chair & Nominating Chair

If you are interested in any of these positions, please reach out by emailing us at dietitiansofcentraltexas@gmail.com.


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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Beth K. Thorson, MS, RDN

Assistant Director for Program Improvement Nutrition and Education, Texas Department of Agriculture

DCTX provides a strong network of local dietitians…

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DCTX provides a strong network of local dietitians. Through these connections, we help each other improve our skills and practices, stay current in professional trends, get access to job information, explore career paths, exchange best practices, serve as sounding boards, answer tough questions, and be contributing volunteers.

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