Information on acronyms

DDS Doctor of Dentistry
DMD Doctor of Medical Dentistry
DO Doctor of Osteopathy
DPM Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
MD Doctor of Medicine
MPA Master of Public Administration
MPH Master of Public Health
MSN Master of Nursing
MSW Master of Social Work
NP Nurse Practitioner
OD Doctor of Optometry
PharmD Doctor of Pharmacy
PhD Doctor of Philosophy
PsyD Doctor of Psychology
PT Physical Therapist
RD Registered Dietitian
RN Registered Nurse
RPh Registered Pharmacist
This page was updated in November 2019.