Get Involved!

Get Involved!

 The Academy is seeking workgroup members for several Evidence Analysis Library Projects:

  • COPD Guideline Update
  • Malnutrition in Pregnancy
  • Integration of Medical Nutrition Therapy & Pharmacotherapy Position Paper Project
  • Individualized Nutritional Approaches for Older Adults in Health Care Communities Position Paper Project
  • Use of Nutritive and Nonnutritive Sweeteners Position Paper Project
The main focus of Evidence Analysis Projects will be to answer pertinent questions related to the topic using the Academy’s systematic evidence analysis process.

Some of the workgroup responsibilities are below:  
  • Finalize questions for evidence analysis on the topic
  • Work with trained evidence analysts, review and approve evidence-based summaries and conclusion statements
  • Rate conclusions based on an evidence grading scale
  • Review, finalize and approve the evidence-based information for publication on the Evidence Analysis Library ( 
  • Participate in one hour teleconferences (~two per month) and respond to emails
  • Evidence analysis library projects can take anywhere from 9 to 24 months depending on the type of project
The Workgroup Selection Sub-Committee will review candidate information.  All candidates must meet the following criteria:
  1. Minimum of 5 years of experience in clinical practice and/or research
  2. Three years of work in or with some relationship to the focus of the project
  3. Masters degree (or 8yrs experience in topic area in lieu of MS)
If you are interested in any of these project topics, please complete the online Workgroup Application.  Questions?  Please email Taylor Wolfram at

This is a great way to contribute your expertise, benefit the dietetics profession and enhance your professional development!

Note: For Joint EAL and Position Paper Projects
The EBPC will oversee the appointment of an evidence analysis workgroup. The evidence analysis workgroup will be appointed and conduct business independently from the position paper authors. Members of the evidence analysis workgroup cannot serve as position paper authors unless independent authors cannot be identified.