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Rebecca H. Dority, MS, RD, LD, CDE

Associate Professor of Professional Practice and Didactic Program in Dietetics Director Main: 817.257.6322
MS Tufts University, 2001 Human Nutrition BS University of Maine, 1999 Food Science and Human Nutrition


Rebecca Dority joined the Nutritional Sciences faculty in 2007. She received a BS in Food Science and Human Nutrition from the University of Maine, with a minor in Psychology. Her MS in Human Nutrition was earned from Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. Dority is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian, as well as a Certified Diabetes Educator. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the dietetic practice group Nutrition and Dietetic Educators of Practitioners, the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Tarrant Area Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the Tarrant County Food Policy Council.

Prior to joining the Department of Nutritional Sciences, Dority was employed as a Diabetes Program Coordinator with the Medical Clinic of North Texas, with previous experience in renal and clinical dietetics. She formerly served as adjunct faculty for Tarrant County College. Dority’s current teaching responsibilities for the Department of Nutritional Sciences include Advanced Nutrition, Contemporary Issues in Nutrition, Food Systems Management, Supervised Practice in Food Systems Management, and Career and Professional Issues in Nutrition. She also serves as the Faculty Advisor for the TCU Student Nutrition and Dietetic Association. She was appointed Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics in Fall 2013. Dority was the recipient of the 2010 Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year award. She has also been honored as a Preferred Professor by the TCU Mortar Board chapter. In Spring 2013, Dority was promoted from the rank of Instructor to Instructor II. She is now Associate Professor of Professional Practice.

Research Interest

Diabetes, Public Health