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Charles Mueller

Clinical Associate Professor, Nutrition; Director, DPD

Nutrition and Food Studies


Charles Mueller, PhD, RDN, CDN, CNSC, Clinical Associate Professor of Clinical Nutrition, Didactic Program in Dietetics Director, received his BA from Colgate University, MS from New York University, and PhD from New York University.

Dr. Mueller was adjunct faculty at NYU beginning in 1989 and Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor since 1998 concurrent with a clinical practice and research career. In that time he has taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses. Mueller created the advanced seminar in Critical Care, which uses the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition's Adult Nutrition Support Core Curriculum, 3rd Edition for which Mueller is editor-in-chief. He has served on the department Dietetic Education Advisory Board since 2008.

Dr. Mueller is a past president of the National Board of Nutrition Support Certification where he implemented a single certification exam in nutrition support practice for all health professions. Dr. Mueller was a commissioner on the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), chair of its exam committee, and most recently on a CDR task force charged with validating the need for and creating a process for obtaining an advanced practice credential for dietitians/nutritionists. He has been a consultant to the clinical nutrition industry as well as a consulting practitioner for home parenteral (intravenous) nutrition. Dr. Mueller currently serves on the board the ASPEN Rhodes Research Foundation

Dr. Mueller's research has included the outcomes of enteral (tube) feeding in elderly long-term care residents and the effects of weight loss interventions on cardiovascular disease risk factors. He is published in the peer- reviewed clinical nutrition literature and a frequent speaker on the local and national levels, as well as an associate editor and reviewer for several peer reviewed clinical nutrition journals.