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Community Nutrition Services

Time-saving professional nutrition intervention, brought to the physician's office


Community Nutrition Services (CNS) is directed by Dr. Nicole Clark, DCN, RD, CDE, LDN. Graduate dietetic interns in the Department of Food and Nutrition provide counseling services.

Location: Ackerman Hall 
Phone: 724-357-HELP (4357)

Why Choose CNS

CNS provides services for Indiana residents, IUP faculty and staff, and IUP students with medical needs. The goal of CNS is to provide high-quality nutrition intervention. CNS state-of-the-art preventive health-care services are convenient, comprehensive, and cost effective. 

What CNS Provides

  • Nutrition intervention to the community through counseling, education, and research activities
  • Evaluation of food intake and computerized diet analysis and overall health status. 
  • Specialized counseling for diabetes control, weight management, cholesterol control, eating disorders, pregnancy, lactation, athletic training, general health and wellness, high blood pressure, and other medical problems that require nutrition intervention

Reasons Physicians Should Use Our Services

  • Patients are provided with nutrition intervention at no cost to the physician.
  • Our services shift some of your workload to us, saving you and your staff time.
  • We provide your patients with up-to-date, accurate, and reliable information.
  • We provide patients with preventive nutritional counseling to avoid future nutrition-related problems.
  • We are professional and empathetic to your patients’ needs.
  • Our services can increase patient satisfaction.

Who Can Take Advantage of Our Services

  • Practices that schedule three or more clients in a single day.
  • Practices that are within a 25-mile radius of Indiana, Pa.

Contact Dr. Nicole Clark, 724-357-4357, with your nutrition questions.

  • Food and Nutrition Department
  • Ackerman Hall, Room 102
    911 South Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-4440
  • Fax: 724-357-3007
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.