UPD gets 100% in nutritionist-dietitian boards

The successful examinees. Image from the UPD Department of Food Science and Nutrition Facebook page

All five UP Diliman (UPD) examinees in the October 2021 Nutritionist-Dietitian Licensure Examination passed, with two entering the top five.

Mark Anthony Arlante whose 90.15 percent rating and Samantha Roque’s 89.95 percent rating landed them in third and fourth place, respectively. Joining them are Denise Claire Baltazar, Klaris Andrea Agcaoili, and Jose Raphael Sanchez.

According to the Professional Regulation Commission, 305 out of 528 passed the examination given by the Board of Nutrition and Dietetics in Manila, Baguio, Cebu, Davao, and Zamboanga this October 2021.

“The UP Department of Food Science and Nutrition proudly congratulates the BS Community Nutrition Batch of 2020 for the 100 percent passing rate in the recently concluded 2021 Nutritionist-Dietitian Licensure Exam (NDLE),” the College of Home Economics Department of Food Science and Nutrition said on Oct. 22.