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MAND Awards: Get Recognized at ANCE!

January 12th, 2022

Don’t miss this opportunity to be recognized or to recognize your colleagues! Give that resume a boost. Read on as we highlight previous winners who speak to how being recognized has benefited them! Kelly Siverhus: “Receiving MAND’s ANCE award for Outstanding Dietetic Intern was an incredible honor, one that I am considerably proud of to […]

Posted by: Maureen Kelly Gonsalves

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50 Year Member Spotlight!

December 2nd, 2021

By: Cynthia Taft Bayerl, MS RD LDN FAND We are thrilled to highlight Cynthia, one of our 50+ year members, this month as she shares with us lessons learned over the years, advice, memories and more! Best piece of advice: Get involved in community, state, and national nutrition, wellness and public policy initiatives not only […]

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Today @ MAND – Reflections in November

November 20th, 2020

Are you a new dietitian? Still a student? A career changer? Today we reflect on Quynh’s road less traveled and catch up with Aliza as she finishes her studies. And just hopefully, one of these stories inspires you to nominate a colleague for a MAND award or honor by January 15th, 2021! Lastly, Socials for […]

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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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President's Welcome

Hi fellow RDs,

Your Academy membership opens doors and unlocks your potential. Renew your Academy membership before May 31st and receive a multitude of benefits  ranging from at least 24 CEUs to a variety of evidence-based resources.

Did you know that:

  1. The deadline for membership renewal is May 31stso make haste and renew!
  2. If you are a new grad or at the beginning of your career you may be eligible for a discount in the first five years of membership?
  3. There are discounts for employers who pay for multiple memberships not to mention these nifty talking points to convince your employers to pay for your membership?
  4. If cost is an issue, visit the membership due FAQsto learn more about your membership dues payment options, including how to sign up for installment payments, financial hardship assistance. 

So, renew today, and get a load of the value of membership

Please contact Sangeeta Pradhan, MAND President for any questions: or Maureen Gonsalves, DO at


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MDEF Scholarships

For 2024, MDEF will be giving out two MDEF scholarships and one MDEF Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) scholarship to deserving nutrition students, each in the amount of $1500. Please pass along to any nutrition students or interns who may be eligible to apply!

All applications are due by May 31st