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Student Scholarships

Each year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provides scholarships to deserving nutrition and dietetics students! Click here to learn more about available scholarships. Deadline to apply is April 22, 2019.

Volunteer Opportunities

Did you know that NAND has a partnership with the PENCIL Foundation? NAND has been assigned to Glencliff High School’s Academy of Health and Hospitality. Volunteer areas include:  teaching pre-natal nutrition classes, foodservice/culinary classes, work shadowing, and many more! Contact Mollie at restorativerd@gmail.com if you are interested in volunteering. To learn more, check out their website at https://www.pencilforschools.org.

For more student volunteer opportunities, check out our website at http://www.eatrightnashville.org/index.php/student-section/volunteer-opportunities/.

NAND Gardening Event 4/14/19

April 10, 2019 | Meetings & Events | No Comments

Join us this Sunday for some fun in the sun! NAND is hosting a gardening event featuring Registered Dietitian and Master Gardener Whitney Pinkston. She will talk with us about climate specific gardening and tips for community gardening while cleaning up garden beds in preparation for the season. *This live discussion will allow 1 hour CEU. 

When: Sunday, April 14th 1:00-3:00pm CST 
Where: Woodmont Hills Church 3710 Franklin Pike Nashville TN 37204
Gardening tools, gloves, snacks and water provided!

RSVP: Emilyhoganrd@hotmail.com

Time may be flexible if you can only come earlier or later in the day although CEU may not be available. Any help would be appreciated.

Join us this Thursday for our Annual Spring Meeting/Poster Session event! We have joined forces with Lipscomb University to bring you a great night of learning, networking, and celebrating our local dietitians and interns with our annual awards ceremony. Please see below our agenda with the updated meeting room information for the evening along with parking instructions. *This meeting will provide 1.5 CEUs.

Parking instructions: Please reference map below. Look for parking in the West Garage (under the tennis courts) off of Belmont Blvd, in spaces near the softball and baseball fields along Belmont Blvd, or the Arena Garage off of Granny White Pike.  The sidewalk that is red lined on the map is unfortunately closed. You may need to walk through or around buildings and/or through grass for shortest routes to the Ezell entrance (starred).  Click here to access google map directions.


Spots remain open for the University of Virginia Health System’s “Weekend Warrior” program taking place this Spring 2019! This 2-day program features up-to-date, evidenced-based education sessions presented by two of the nutrition support community’s most passionate and knowledgeable leaders, Carol Reese-Parrish and Joe Krenitsky. Click on this attachment for the schedule of topics and information on how to register. Information can also be found here: https://med.virginia.edu/ginutrition/weekend-warrior-program-in-nashville-tn/

Spring Member Meeting Deadline 4/5/19

Today, April 5th, is the deadline to submit your abstract for the poster session at the NAND Spring Member Meeting taking place 4/11/19. The cut-off time to submit your abstract is 5:00pm CST. Click here to submit your abstract!

NAND Gardening Event 4/14/19

It’s that time of the year for some springtime cleaning! Spend some time outside, enjoying the sunshine, getting dirty and earning a CEU! 

Registered Dietitian and Master Gardener Whitney Pinkston will talk with us about climate specific gardening and tips for community gardening while cleaning up garden beds in preparation for the season. This live discussion will allow 1 hour CEU. 

When: Sunday, April 14th 1:00-3:00pm CST 
Where: Woodmont Hills Church 3710 Franklin Pike Nashville TN 37204
Gardening tools, gloves, snacks and water provided!

RSVP: Emilyhoganrd@hotmail.com

Time may be flexible if you can only come earlier or later in the day although CEU may not be available. Any help would be appreciated.

The Nashville Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (NAND) ballot is out! Please take a minute to look at the candidates for the NAND 2019-2020 Board.

2019-2020 NAND Board Ballot Nominees

Present Elect: 
Melissa Giovanni

Council on Professional Issues (CPI) Chair Elect:
Kelsey Higgins

Nominating Chair Elect: 
Leigh Anna Davenport 

Secretary: 
Anna Cragon

Treasurer:
Jamie Flick

Click here to read the Candidates Bios. Voting is open until April 8, 2019. To vote, go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VY2ZP53

Volunteer Resources Needed for NAND Website!

WE NEED YOUR HELP!!! NAND is currently working on building up the “volunteer opportunities” section for our Student section of the NAND website. We are wanting to provide multiple listings in different parts of town to give our local dietetic students plenty of options! If you have volunteered for any organization in the Middle TN area that often is looking for volunteers, please forward our way at eatrightnash@gmail.com.

Find A RD Help Needed!

Since the beginning of our membership year, NAND has been working hard to build up and update our Find A RD section of the NAND website. We currently have all areas of specialty filled except for Food Service. If you currently work in Food Service, please consider sharing your information to our website by going to http://www.eatrightnashville.org/index.php/find-a-rd/

Join us for the NAND Annual Spring Meeting and Awards Ceremony! It will be a great night of learning and celebrating our local RDNs and interns. See agenda below for more details.

Along with our member meeting and awards presentation, NAND and Lipscomb University will host a Nutrition Research event to allow student and professional members to showcase research projects, as well as provide practitioners with continuing education.

*ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 5:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2019*

All abstracts should be submitted electronically and all fields must be completed for your abstract to be considered. Further instructions for your specific presentation will be included with your acceptance notification. Prizes for 1st and 2nd place posters! Click here to submit your abstract today!

Limited spots remain open for our spring journal club event on Tuesday April 2nd. Event is open to the first 10 who RSVP. Please RSVP by March 28th. See below for details.

When: April 2, 2019
Time: 5:30-6:30
Where: Granite City Food and Brewery, 1864 W McEwen Dr, Franklin 37067
Topic: Intermittent Fasting
RSVP to Leah Shrader at lcdrake18@gmail.com

It is time for our spring journal club! Come enjoy a drink on NAND and peer to peer journal review on one of today’s hottest trends! Journal articles will be sent out to read prior to attending the event! This journal club has been approved for 2 CEUs.

The Nashville Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (NAND) ballot is out! Please take a minute to look at the candidates for the NAND 2019-2020 Board.

2019-2020 NAND Board Ballot Nominees

Present Elect: 
Melissa Giovanni

Council on Professional Issues (CPI) Chair Elect:
Kelsey Higgins

Nominating Chair Elect: 
Leigh Anna Davenport 

Secretary: 
Anna Cragon

Treasurer:
Jamie Flick

Click here to read the Candidates Bios. Voting is open until April 8, 2019. To vote, go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VY2ZP53