Thinking of joining ODPH? Enjoy the many benefits of an ODPH membership! Find out about eligibility, membership rates, and how to join.


Already a member and wish to renew for another year? Ready, set, renew online!


Please note: ODPH does not offer pro-rated or transferrable memberships. If you need to make changes to your membership profile after you've registered or renewed, log in and Edit Your Profile.



To qualify as an ODPH member, you must meet both of the below criteria:

1. be a Registered Dietitian (RD) in Ontario,


2. a) be employed by a municipal (Ontario Health Unit) or provincial, or federal public health agency; or

b) employed in a university with community nutrition programs (and must be responsible for the education of nutrition students or conduct community/public health nutrition research); or 

c) retired from full/part time employment in one or more of the above employment categories. A 'retiree' must also meet additional membership criteria outlined in the membership section of the procedure manual; or

d) a former employee under a) or b) and seeking new employment in public health. Members in this interim category must meet additional membership criteria as outlined in the membership section of the' procedure manual.


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We now offer membership enrollment online for new members.

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Brochure on the benefits of being an ODPH member (pdf)

  1. Network with Registered Dietitians in public health across Ontario
  2. Access to the ODPH Listerve - which provides a great way to communicate with ODPH members about research, resources, and programs
  3. Member discount for the Annual Nutrition Exchange, the only provincial conference for dietitians in public health
  4. Involvement in advocacy issues - ad hoc or through ongoing ODPH workgroups
  5. Collaboration, with other dietitians in public health, on specific areas of interest through ODPH workgroups (Family Health, School Nutrition, Workplace, Food Security)
  6. Skills enhancement - expand on leadership, advocacy, collaboration and partnership skills by becoming involved in the ODPH executive or workgroups 


Membership Rates

Membership year is July 1st to June 30th (NOTE: ODPH does not offer any pro-rated rates or transferrable memberships)


Part-time (17.5 hours or less): $60

Retired: $120

Interim: $120

* After August 1st, a $25.00 late fee applies to all renewing members.


Questions? Problems with our online enrollment? Please e-mail Laura Abbasi at and we'll be happy to assist you.