Student Health




Student Health Nutrition Services at Duke University encourages an environment that educates, supports and facilitates a student€™s ability to develop lifelong healthy eating behaviors; collaborates with Duke Dining to offer a nutritious and appealing food environment that allows students to nourish their bodies while feeding their minds; offers a high level of clinical care in a respectful and caring manner; educates students by implementing ongoing campus-wide nutrition initiatives and works collaboratively with other support organizations in order to deliver the highest level of nutrition services possible.

Nutrition services at Student Health can assist you with a range of options such as dietary intervention for high cholesterol, high triglycerides, diabetes, hypertension, weight management, disordered eating, sports performance issues, or any dietary topic that you might be concerned about. Some people just come in to see if they are eating well. Group counseling sessions are available upon request please contact us for more information 919-613-1218.

Franca B. Alphin, MPH, RDN,LDN CSSD, CEDRD, Director of Nutrition Services, is in room 126 The Well on West Campus and can be reached at 919-613-7486 or

Toni Ann Apadula, RDN, LDN, CEDRD, is located in room 125 The Well on West Campus, can be reached at 919-613-1218 or

Initial consultations are 45 minutes and follow-up appointments are usually 30 minutes. For immediate dietary assistance, please refer to our online resources.

For additional information, please call 919-681-9355.