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About Us

Established in 1975, Dietetics in Health Care Communities (DHCC) represents over 3,000 members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics working in wide-ranging areas of the health care arena.

Mission: Empower DHCC members to be the nation's food and nutrition leaders.
Vision: DHCC members optimize the nation's health through food and nutrition.

DHCC Comittees

DHCC has two active committees: Professional Development and Membership.  Are you interesting in volunteering for one of these committees?  Please see nformation on Committee Guidelines  and specific information on Professional Development Committee and/or Membership Membership Committee.

DHCC Sub-units

Corrections and Dietetic Technicians are tailored to help meet the needs of these specialized practice areas. There is no extra cost for DHCC members! It is a Member Benefit!

Corrections Sub-unit

The Corrections Sub-unit is the advocate and resource for food and nutrition professionals working in the field of corrections by supporting them through current information, trends, regulations, research, tools and networking opportunities.

Dietetic Technicians Sub-unit

Beginning June 1, 2018, the DTP community joined forces with the Dietetics in Health Care Communities (DHCC) DPG as the Sub-unit Dietetic Technicians. The Dietetic Technicians Sub-unit will continue to advocate for DTRs/NDTRs, provide education about scope of practice and opportunities to network while also contributing to the overall goals of DHCC.

Become a Member

DHCC has resources members cannot dare to do without. Your membership pays for itself in no time.

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DHCC members serve clients and provide leadership in practice in a wide variety of settings including:

  • Long-term care facilities
  • Corporate Dietitians
  • Correctional facilities
  • Home health
  • Assisted living centers
  • Continuing care communities
  • Retirement villages
  • Hospice
  • Group homes
  • Hospitals
  • Psychiatric facilities
  • Rehabilitations centers
  • Alcohol & substance abuse facilities
  • Physicians’ offices and clinics
  • Health maintenance organizations
  • Education programs
  • Health & fitness facilities
  • Food & equipment