Student Health

Nutrition Services

Duke Student Health Nutrition Services fosters an environment that educates, supports and facilitates a student’s ability to develop lifelong healthful eating patterns; collaborates with Duke Dining to offer a nutritious and appealing food environment that allows students to nourish both their bodies and minds in turn contributing to the academic success of the students; offers evidence based clinical care in a respectful and caring manner; provides information through campus-wide nutrition initiatives, and works collaboratively with other campus organizations in order to deliver the highest level of nutrition care possible.


All services provided are included in your Student Health Fee.

Due to ever changing circumstances regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, we will be booking ​virtual nutrition appointments until further notice. Current licensure regulations, do not allow us to provide services to any out-of-state students who are not living in North Carolina. 

  • Until further notice, in person appointments will not take place in the Student ​Health Center, ​unless prearranged by your dietitian. If you would like to schedule a Virtual appointment, please email Franca Alphin or Toni Apadula
  • Initial consultations are 45 minutes and follow-up appointments are usually 30 minutes.
  • Group presentations ​are available upon request but will be held virtually. Please contact us to plan and schedule. 
  • For immediate dietary assistance, please refer to our online resources.
  • For more information and frequently asked questions, click here.