Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service

Dietitian Professional Advisory Committee



All Dietitian Category officers, participate in various recruitment activities. The Dietitian Professional Advisory Committee (Dietitian PAC) offers support and guidance to the USPHS through the Dietitian PAC Recruitment Subcommittee. Members of this subcommittee support recruitment efforts through their own individual or group activities and in support of Dietitian officers who participate in recruitment activities.

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Develop, implement, support, and maintain a program to assist Dietitian officers and COSTEP applicants to become USPHS Commissioned Corps Officers and to identify and secure Federal positions.


  • Present sub-committee progress report at each Dietitian Category PAC meeting.
  • Provide quarterly updates to the Recruitment page of the USPHS Dietitian Category website.
  • Identify, pursue, and collaborate on opportunities to promote and support recruitment activities for the USPHS and the Dietitian Category.

Recruitment Subcommittee Chair

LCDR Annie Edleman

Subcommittee Members:

CDR Kari Wato, LCDR Casey Cavanaugh, LCDR Verdaleen Denetdale (Secretary), LCDR Courtney Drevo, LCDR Matthew Johnson, LCDR Kathi Murray, LCDR Revondolyn Scott-Suberu, LCDR Samantha Smith, LT Rachel McBride

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