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As an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) Member and a resident of Florida, you are automatically a member of the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (FAND), by just selecting Florida as your affiliate.  Your membership with FAND gives you additional access to educational events, networking, and leadership opportunities that can help strengthen your career and help enhance our growing profession.


Our profession has grown since we first became recognized for the important work we do for our patients, clients and residents.  It is because of our over 3200 members statewide, we have been able to help keep nutrition and dietetics alive and grow as a respected healthcare profession. 


FAND offers exclusive learning opportunities through webinars and our very own annual meeting that is available to FAND members at a special reduced rate.  Members attending the annual meeting can earn up to 20+ credit hours, visit 80+ vendors in the exhibit hall and hear a faculty of 30+ nationally and internationally recognized speakers in just three days, as well as network with food and nutrition professionals from all aspects of our field all at one fantastic resort.


If you have the passion for growing in your career and want to gain leadership skills, FAND members have the opportunity to serve in many different capacities.   Members serve on the FAND Board of Directors and various committees that work to bring recognition to our profession and help maintain the standards we have worked hard to achieve for over 80 years.


The future of our profession is truly in the hands of you our members.  We hope you will consider taking your membership to the next level by serving as a volunteer, participating in member activities, and considering an active role on the board of directors or as a chair or members of one of our many committees. 


For more information about membership with the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, please call 850-386-8850 or email Jennifer Beery, 2015-2016 FAND Membership Chairwoman at jbeery77@gmail.com.  For information about the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, please visit www.eatright.org.


Upcoming Events

  • BOD/Strategic Planning Meeting 02/18/2018 9:00 am - 02/19/2018 5:00 pm
  • FAND Legislative Workshop 02/19/2018 9:00 am - 02/20/2018 5:00 pm Click HERE to register for this event.
  • Nominations Due for AND Awards 03/01/2018 (All day)
  • 2018 Florida Legislative Session Ends 03/09/2018 (All day)
  • Spring Symposium on Nutrition and Sports Performance 03/10/2018 (8:30 am - 3:00 pm) Cost:      $89 registration fee by February 16, $109 after deadline 9:00 am -   9:30 am         Registration/Networking 9:30 am - 11:00 am         Functional Nitric Oxide Nutrition - Nathan Bryan, PhD  11:00 am – 11:45 am       Powerbreak to refuel and stretch 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm        Strength and Conditioning for Nutrition Professionals - Tobin Silver, PhD, CSCS 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm         The Care and Feeding of Elite Athletes - Mary Ellen Kelly, MS, RDN, CSSD 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm         Panel Q & A and evaluations   Included with registration fee:  Morning coffee, healthy meal, handouts and parking   Workshop Overview Upon completion of this workshop attendees will be able to   Discuss the importance of nitric oxide biochemistry and physiology benefits Explain the metabolic pathways of inorganic nitrates in foods Identify effective dietary and nutritional strategies to restore nitric oxide production in humans Use technology to demonstrate practical skills in strength and conditioning training Define the components of exercise science Explain the relationship of exercise science and nutrition in enhancing performance Describe the growth and the current presence of sports nutrition professionals in the collegiate and professional sports setting Identify roles and responsibilities of sports RDNs in the collegiate and professional sports setting Discuss tools for establishing strong working relationships and building rapport and trust with athlete clients             *4 CEUs, pending approval from CDR for Dietitian/Nutritionists and Nutrition Dietetic Technicians

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