Julieta Andico Songco has a Master of Science in Nutrition and a Master of Education (major in Community Nutrition), both from Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, USA. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), and a Cum Laude Consultant Dietitian and a Distinguished Member Awardee of AND Dietetics in Health Care Communities Dietetic Practice Group (DHCC-DPG). She has presented three papers at the International Congress of Dietetics (ICD) with one as both paper and poster presentations. She has also been an ICD attendee in Sydney, Australia and Montreal, Canada. She was the first Philippines Medical Mission RDN.