CT Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

 

 

 

snowmanWelcome to the Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - Your Food and Nutrition Experts!
We are a professional organization comprised of over 1,000 Registered Dietitians, DieteticTechnicians-Registered, dietetic students, interns and retirees of the profession.  The Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is your source for credible food and nutrition information. Connecticut Academy members work in various settings and areas of practice across the state, including private practice, hospitals, schools, food service, community nutrition, and much more. 

Our Mission and Vision:  The Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the advocate of the dietetic profession serving the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition and well being by supporting activities of its members. CT Academy members are the leading source of food and nutrition services.


The CT Academy Spring Meeting Registration is Now Open

The CT Academy Spring Meeting is planned for Thursday, April 23, 2015 at the Marriott Courtyard at 4 Sebethe Drive, Cromwell.  Registration begins at 7:30 am and the program will conclude at 3:45.  Registration for the event is now open at https://secure100.telusys.net/tcsc-bin/sregdisplay?&ctid=3628476619088485&rtid=8469226545504244.

Early bird pricing will be available until Friday, April 10th and regular pricing will continue through, Sunday, April 19th.  Discount pricing is available for students, retirees and DTRs.  This year you will also have the opportunity to make a small donation to the Polly Fitz Scholarship Fund. If you have any questions about the registration process or are a company who is interested in being an exhibitor or sponsor please contact Barbara at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ".  Click here for the meeting agenda.

 

Exhibitors, Plan ahead for the Spring Meeting on April 23, 2015.

Here's your opportunity to market your nutrition-related products and services to the food and nutrition experts in CT!  Reserve your spot and fill out and return the Exhibitor Application today. Deadline is April 3rd, 2015.

Call for Spring Meeting Poster Sessions

CT Academy members, dietetic interns, nutrition students and nutrition-related researchers are invited to submit research and information-sharing abstracts. Selected abstracts will be presented at the meeting. Abstract Submission: Deadline Friday, April 10, 2015.  Click here for the the abstract application .


 

It is time to recognize outstanding RDs, DTRs and students in our state.
The CT Academy is looking for you to nominate RDs and DTR members in the following categories:

-Outstanding Dietitian of the Year (ODY) The purpose of this award is to recognize the competence and activities of younger dietitians and to encourage their participation in Association affairs. The person must 35 years or younger as of April 1, 2013 and be a member of the Academy and CT Academy.

 

-Emerging Dietetic Leader (EDL) The purpose of this award is to recognize the competencies and activities of dietitians regardless of their age, who have made signifi­cant contributions early in their dietetic careers to the Academy. Practice experience should not be less than 5 years and not greater than 10 years. 

 

-Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year (RYDY) The purpose of this award is to recognize the competence and activities of younger dietitians and to encourage their participation in Association affairs. The person must 35 years or younger as of April 1, 2013 and be a member of the Academy and CT Academy.

 

-Recognized Dietetic Technician of the Year (RDTY) The purpose of this award is to recognize the professional contributions of dietetic technicians in the Academy, and to encourage continued participation in Association affairs.  

Click here to get the Awards Packet to complete a nomination.

 

In addition please nominate for Outstanding Dietetic Students in the following categories:

-Coordinated Program (CP)

-Dietetic Intern (DI)

-Didactic Program (DPD)

-Dietetic Techinican Program (DT)

Click here to get the Awards Packet for Dietetic Students.

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Save The Date for Ethics Training!

Need to meet the ethics requirement for your CDR portfolio? Interested in learning more about the ethical implications of genetic testing? Join us for "Exploring the Ethical Implications of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing" on May 21 from 4-7 pm at the University of St. Joseph's School of Pharmacy. The event will include a two-hour panel discussion followed by a networking reception. More details to come!"

 


CT Academy Needs Your Help!
Are you interested in meeting fellow RDs, DTRs and students/interns?  Would you like to put your talents and interests to good use and learn about what is going on at the state and national level with our profession?  We have several committees that can use your help.  If interested, please contact our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Send Info To Post to the CT Academy Blog!
If you're a CT Academy member and interested in writing an article or providing nutrition facts, tips, food pics and recipes to post to our blog, please send your submissions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Promote Your Meeting or Event to Connecticut RDs and DTRs
Do you have an upcoming meeting or event you’d like to post on the CT Academy website?  The cost is $75 to post an event or meeting. Send your request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for consideration.