Empowering members to be food and nutrition leaders in weight management and lifestyle change.

WM DPG connects the public, scientific organizations, and industry to dietetics professionals with an expertise in weight management.

Network with over 4,000 weight management leaders across the country.

Election Results

Congratulations to our newly elected WM Executive Committee members who will begin their term on June 1st.

  • Chair-elect: Tracy Oliver, PhD, RDN, LDN
  • Treasurer: Emily Stern, MS, RD, LDN
  • Nominating Chair-elect: Kristen Smith, MS, RD

And congratulations to WM members elected to national Academy office!

  • Treasurer-elect: Catherine Christie, PhD, RDN, LDN, FADA, FAND
  • House of Delegates Speaker-elect: Diane W. Heller, MMSc, RDN, LD, FAND
  • Nominating Committee National Leader: Eileen Myers, MPH, RDN, LDN, FADA, FAND

Many thanks for taking the time to vote! 20.75% of WM members voted this year, compared to the 2017 total of 24.6%.


With over 4,000 members, the WM DPG is a dynamic organization committed to its members. Our site contains a wealth of information, tools and resources to maximize your effectiveness in providing WM nutrition services and programs to your patients, clients and customers. WM DPG is continually striving to deliver the best services possible to our membership. Join today!

Awards & Stipends

Each year, WM DPG offers our members the opportunity to seek awards for excellence, receive stipends for attendance at national meetings. The goal is to enhance practitioners’ skills and promote dietitians in the field of weight management.

Free Webinars

WM DPG strives to offer our membership the most current evidence-based CPEU opportunities. One way we are doing this is by offering cutting edge webinars. WM DPG is providing members eight free webinars this year!  Join Today to take advantage of this member only benefit!

New for Members

  • Register Today! April Webinar - Turn Frustration into Fulfillment
  • March Recorded Webinar - Modulating the GI Microbiome
  • Weight Management Matters - Winter 2018
  • Weight Management in the News: keeping members up to date by providing links to journal articles related to weight management.

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