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Media Spotlight Opportunity for Members!

NAND is collaborating with Lovell Communications to present credible-evidenced based nutrition segments to the Nashville community on the new public affairs program “Community Health Matters”  focused on health issues in Tennessee.

The program is hosted by former NewsChannel5 Anchor Kristin Priesol and will be a wonderful facilitator or discussion on health topics.

If you are interested in representing NAND in one of their 8 minute segments on November 19thDecember 3rd or December 4th, please send your Name, Email, Phone, and/or questions to Cari Riker by October 31st at: cjmeyer2@gmail.com

The filming location is at Nashville State College on White Bridge Road, and filming would only require an hour of your time.

This will be an ongoing collaboration, so if you are unable to attend those dates, there will be future dates.

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Mark your calendars!

Join us at the Omni Hotel during FNCE for a reception honoring

  • Cynthia Facemire, 2014 Medallion Award Winner
  • Susan Brantley, Distinguished Practice Award given by The Dietitians in Nutrition Support Practice Group

and

  • Marsha Spence, Excellence Award given by Public Health/Community Nutrition Practice Group

The reception will be held on Sunday, October 19, 2014 from 5:00pm – 6:00pm.

Room: Maple B at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center. The Omni Hotel is located at 100 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30303.

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Take Action Today!

Action Alert

S.539/H.R.1074 National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act

The Academy needs all members to support the National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act (S.539/H.R. 1074).  These bills solve the problem of dispersed, uncoordinated federal entities working on diabetes issues and establishes a commission to make recommendations for better coordination to leverage federal programs for people with diabetes and pre-diabetes.  The commission, which will include clinical dietitians and other expert practitioners, would also determine how the government could support clinicians in providing high quality care to people with diabetes.

Please ask your Senator and Representative to support the National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act (S.539/H.R. 1074). 

Take two minutes and send a note to your members of Congress.  Take Action Today! 

If you are not a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, please still reach out to your legislator regarding this important issue.  To find your legislators, you can visit: http://www.capitol.tn.gov/legislators/

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NAND Reminders!

Join us for our Networking Event at Corsair Distillery

When:  Thursday, September 25th at 5:15 pm
Where:  Corsair Distillery
1200 Clinton Street #110
Nashville, TN 37203

Attendees will have the opportunity to network in the taproom or outdoor patio areas while enjoying hors d’oeuvres, Corsair craft draft beers, and spirits.

Additionally, those that would like to take a tour are welcome to reserve a spot here for the 6:20 pm tour. 

Members and non-members  are welcome!

Attendees are responsible for their own beverage purchases

Nominations:

It’s that time of year!  Do you know any dietitians, students or professionals who deserve to be recognized for exceptional work in the field of nutrition?

The Nashville Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is now accepting nominations for several awards.  Please view the form for more information about the awards and to make nominations: NAND nomination form 2014

Conferences:

Annual Renfrew Foundation Conference:

November 14 – 16, 2014

Location: Philadelphia Airport Marriott

Click here to register and for conference details. 

1st Annual National Plant-based Prevention of Disease Conference

November 14 – 16, 2014, Asheville, North Carolina

Click here for more information and to register. 

NAND members will receive a discounted rate:

$33.00 for Friday and $143.00 for Saturday/Sunday.

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Join or Renew Membership for a Chance to Win!

We are getting ready to kick off the 2014-2015 year at Nashville Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and we want YOU to join us!  To celebrate the new year, those that join or renew on or before June 4th will be eligible to win one of a variety of $25 gift cards.

Membership is $35 per RD or DTR and $20 for Dietetic Students.  You must be a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to join.

So hurry!  Become a member today to enter for a chance to win a gift card by June 4th.

 

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Congratulations to the 2013 NAND Award Winners!

We would like to congratulate the following NAND award winners in 2013 for their dedication and service to the dietetics profession!

Ashley  West, Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year

Katherine Fowler, Emerging Dietetics Leader

Tracy Noerper, Outstanding Dietetics Educator

Virginia Perry, Outstanding Dietetics Student

Sandria Godwin, Outstanding Dietitian of the Year

Sergio Fazio, Iris Award