Today @ MAND – Malnutrition Awareness Week 2020

October 9th, 2020

This week we celebrate Malnutrition Awareness Week – a campaign spearheaded by our colleagues at ASPEN. Hear Dana Steinmetz write about the impact of a multidisciplinary team approach on malnutrition in an acute care hospital. Jessie Seltz and Kelly Siverhus also share updates from the MSDA. The Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative (MQii) Based on consensus […]

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Today @ MAND – Here Comes October

October 1st, 2020

It is difficult to believe that today is the first of October. Time is passing quickly! This week Quynh Tu writes about MAND’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and how they were formed, grew and where they are going. Also Lisa Lombardini shares a great chocolate chip banana bread recipe. Next week consider signing up for […]

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Today @ MAND – Last Day of Summer

September 22nd, 2020

Tomorrow is officially the start of Autumn! While typically this is a time of apple picking, corn mazes, pumpkins, and back to school activities, this fall looks quite different. Some dietitians and students are back in the office or classroom, but most remain virtual for an unforeseen time. This also means that some of our […]

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Today @ MAND – MAND Awards of 2020

September 15th, 2020

We are excited to congratulate our 2020 MAND Award Recipients! Outstanding Dietitian: Chrissy Caroll, MPH, RD, LDN, ACSM-cPT, USAT Level I Triathlon Coach Chrissy Carroll is a vibrant Registered Dietitian blogger and social media enthusiast. She started her career teaching nutrition in the public-school setting through SNAP-ED.  She has since navigated several iterations of entrepreneurship.  After a […]

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Today @ MAND – September 2020

September 8th, 2020

MAND 2020-2021 President’s Welcome Hello MAND Members! Normally this time of year is busy, and often symbolic of a fresh & crisp fall start. This year takes on more meaning. We are in a place of challenge and uncertainty. If you had asked me a year ago if I thought my year as President would […]

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Today @ MAND – MDEF Scholarships of 2020

September 2nd, 2020

Every year the Massachusetts Dietitians Education Foundation (MDEF) chooses three lucky students to receive scholarships to further their education in the field of dietetics. This year’s MDEF scholarship winners are Elena Bergomi, RD, Gabrielle Redner, and Kate Killion. Elena Bergomi, RD Master’s of Science at Simmons University Elena’s Goals: I work in both private practice […]

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Today @ MAND – July 2020

July 15th, 2020

Boston Alliance for Diversity in Dietetics (BADD) has launched! In May 2020, led by Michele “Shelly” DeBiasse, PhD, RDN and Deanna Belleny, MPH, RDN, the Boston University’s Didactic Program in Dietetics was selected by the 2019-2020 Diversity & Inclusion Committee of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Academy) to receive the 2020-2022 Diversity and Inclusion Promotion […]

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Today @ MAND – June 2020

June 6th, 2020

SNAP & SNAP-Ed Updates for Massachusetts By Amy Branham, MS, RD, LDN This article offers a brief overview of recent programmatic changes in SNAP and SNAP-Ed in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) program has instituted a number of changes to assist individuals and families impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. To support these […]

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Today @ MAND – May 2020

May 8th, 2020

We Missed You in April March, April and May might be starting to blur together as dietitians and nutritionists take the front line with other healthcare workers to fight COVID-19. We hope everyone has remained safe and healthy during this time and has found sources of hope. Thank you for all you are doing! Supporting […]

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Today @ MAND – March 2020

March 18th, 2020

MA Dietitians Education Foundation T-Shirt Fundraiser Buy a shirt (or two!) to help fund scholarships for future nutrition professionals. Visit https://www.customink.com/fundraising/MDEFscholarships to get your t-shirt(s). Massachusetts Dietitians Education Foundation (MDEF) is in dire need of donations to its scholarship fund in order to continue providing yearly scholarships to worthy nutrition students and professionals looking to […]

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Annual Meeting

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Due to health concerns due to COVID-19, we have made the decision to cancel the 2020 ANCE. Stay safe and we hope to see you in 2021! 

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