Minnesota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MAND) is an affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.  Currently, there are approximately 1800 members throughout the state.  

Membership is limited to Registered Dietitians (RDs), and Diet Technicians, Registered (DTRs), those eligible for these classifications, students, and retired members. 

Membership in MAND is granted automatically through annual membership renewal in The Academy.

The state is divided into five regions, Twin Cities, Northwest, Northeast, South Central and Southeast.

If you are interested in meeting with a Registered Dietitian for Nutrition Therapy (weight management, food allergies, etc.), you can Find a Dietitian in your area using your zip code.



What's New:

Meet the Candidates Forum
The Academy is hosting two webinars for an unique opportunity to meet the Academy’s president-elect and speaker-elect candidates on the 2015 ballot. Past President, Susan Laramee, MS, RD, FAND will pose questions to the candidates to help members gain insight to their perspectives and views.
Meet president-elect candidates Lucille Beseler MS, RDN, LDN, CDE and Nancy Lewis, PhD, RDN, FADA, FAND during a Meet the Candidates Forum on Tuesday, January 27 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST.  To register for the president-elect webinar please click here.
Meet speaker-elect candidates Linda Farr, RDN, LD, FAND and Kathleen McClusky, MS, RD, FAND during a Meet the Candidates Forum on Wednesday, January 28 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST.  To register for the speaker-elect webinar please click here.
The Meet the Candidates Forum webinars are free to Academy members. 1.0 CPEU hour is available for members attending each live webinar.

MAND Day at the Capitol  -- Thursday, March 19.   Get reservation information here.

Authors and Reviewers Needed --
Click here to get information on being an author or reviewer.

The Diversity Leaders online application is now open. In accordance with the Academy’s strategic vision and mission, the Diversity Leaders Program supports Active members from underrepresented groups within the dietetics profession. Four leaders are selected to participate in a two-year leadership program and are provided mentorship, leadership training and networking. The online application is now open: http://www.eatright.org/Members/content.aspx?id=6442452706. Read more about the program and send this link to your contacts at the local dietetics education programs in your affiliate, or to any of your members or leaders you think would make a great diversity leader. The deadline to apply is March 13.






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Members enjoy opportunities in Continuing Education, News and Information, Advocacy, and Networking.

See what members have to say about being a MAND member.   Click here.


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