Action Alerts

The American Heart Association: You’re the Cure is hosting an upcoming Day on the Hill on March 22, just after the TAND Annual meeting and Hill Day! Please register by March 17th at Additional details will be provided upon registration.

Event highlights include:

Private group breakfast with legislators and special guests, including former Tennessee women’s athletics director Joan Cronan

Update on the legislative priorities of the American Heart Association

Networking with You’re the Cure advocates from across the state

Watching the legislative process in action by attending committee meetings

Personal meetings with individual lawmakers

Photo-ops with legislators

ACTION ALERT: Support the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act

Medicare recipients deserve access to obesity counseling from Registered Dietitian Nutritionists who have the expertise and training to provide quality care.



Send an email today urging Congress to support the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act that allows registered dietitian nutritionists to independently bill for obesity counseling to Medicare patients.

As individuals and as an organization, we can make a difference – but only with your help.

  1. Even if you have sent Academy Action Alerts in the past, please take action today!2. Make a contribution to ANDPAC. Relationships built through ANDPAC, allow the Academy to actively voice our commitment to improving cost-efficient and quality health care for older Americans.

Thank you in advance for taking action and making our profession the nation’s food and nutrition leaders.

Lucile Beseler, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE, FAND
President, 2016-2017

Affordable Care Act Repeal: Send Your Stories ASAP
Thanks to members who have submitted stories on the impact of the potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Although Congress is still in the discussion stage of replacement, the Academy seeks your concerns: How has the ACA helped or hurt your practice, your employer or your clients? Please share your stories and other information with Stef Winston Rinehart


The TAND 2017 Annual Meeting will be held on Monday, March 20, 2017 and the TAND  Hill Day will be held  Tuesday, March 21st. To register, follow the link below.

Click here to join in the webinar