American Overseas Dietetic Association

Optimizing health internationally through food and nutrition.

Welcome to AODA

The American Overseas Dietetic Association (AODA) is the international affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. AODA provides internationally-focused Academy members, Academy members living overseas, and other interested professionals an opportunity to establish professional contacts and obtain continuing education credits. AODA advocates for the international dietetics community and seeks to optimize global health through food and nutrition. AODA is positioned at the forefront of the increasing appreciation by the field of nutrition and dietetics for the need to focus on diversity and a global perspective.

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Members are internationally-minded Active, Student, International, and Retired Academy members, living inside and outside the United States, who practice in a wide variety of settings.

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Country Representative

AODA appoints Country Representatives (CRs), who serve as first points of contact for AODA and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics within their country.

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Member Benefits

Join us to have access to our Newsletter, Career Opportunities, Conferences, and Webinars. As a member of the Academy, you can take advantage of a variety of programs, products and resources.


Featured Member Profile

Bia Rique, BSc

Lives in: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

AODA member for: 12 years

AODA volunteer position(s): Country Representative for Brazil

Professional expertise: Weight management, body image and nutrition behavior

What does AODA mean to you? “AODA has opened a new world for me. The network between several countries with such diversity has brought creativity and inspiration to my career.”

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