Population and Public Health practice focuses on promoting the health of groups, communities and populations. Population and Public Health practice emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention. It also acknowledges the larger social and environmental conditions that can impact food choices, and ultimately the health of groups, communities and populations.
Dietitians in Population and Public Health do not work in isolation. They collaborate with a variety of health professionals and other professionals across many sectors. They also work across a variety of settings and geographic regions.
Dietitians in Population and Public Health practice are important in enabling groups, communities and populations to make healthy food choices and to live healthier and longer lives.