CT Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

 

 

snowmanWelcome to the Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics!
As of June 1, 2012, the Connecticut Dietetic Association officially changed its name to the Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This is in line with our national organization, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) which changed its name on January 1, 2012. We are a professional organization comprised of over 1,000 Registered Dietitians,DieteticTechnicians-Registered, dietetic students 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.


Request for Proposal (RFP) for Public Relations/Marketing Consultant
The CT Academy is requesting proposals for a Consultant to provide public relations and marketing services in  support of CT Academy statewide initiatives.  The deadline for submitting questions regarding the RFP is April 15th.  Proposals are due April 30th by 5:00 pm.  A contract will be awarded for one year.  If you are interested in submitting a proposal, or know someone who might be interested, please share the RFP and send submissions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by April 30th.


National Nutrition Month 2014 - Take the Challenge!
This year's National Nutrition Month theme, “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right,” focuses on how to combine taste and nutrition to create healthy meals that follow the Dietary Guidelines. To help celebrate the theme, we are holding a NNM contest for those of you who coordinate nutrition activities during the month of March. Gift cards will be awarded to the top three entries.  Click here for the contest overview and criteria for judging entries.

Take the challenge – let’s make this year’s NNM theme fun and educational! Don’t forget to visit www.eatright.org/nnm to access the NNM toolkit and other materials to help you plan your activities.  Entries must be submitted to Anita Grinevics, NNM Chair, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by April 21, 204.


A Message from Your CT Academy Delegate on HOD Mega Issue
Greetings, CT Academy Members!  As your Delegate, I would like to share information about our upcoming House of Delegates meeting and the mega issue we plan to discuss. Our focus is research. Please review the 2-page summary and share your reactions and questions with me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call me at 860-231-5306. I will share your feedback at our meeting in early May.  Thank you, Milton Stokes.


CT Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Spring Meeting Set for April 25, 2014
Registration is now open for the CT Academy Annual Spring Meeting which will be held on Friday, April 25, 2014 on the UCONN/Stamford, CT campus.  Topics will include adult and pediatric obesity, the new science behind recommended protein levels, the link between nutrition and academic learning, and consumer protection related to nutrition services. Possible 5.0 CPEUs for education sessions, plus exhibits and posters.  Early bird fees apply through April 11th.  View the meeting agenda and Register today!


Call for Exhibitors at the CT Academy Spring Meeting
Join us on Friday, April 25, 2014 on the UCONN/Stamford campus for our annual spring meeting. We offer various sponsorship levels.  Exhibitor applications are due March 21, 2014.


Call for Poster Presentations!
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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 CT Academy Spring Meeting on April 25th.  Click here for abstract submission guidelines. If you have any questions, please contact Catherine Walters at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Helana Hoover-Litty at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Abstract submission deadline is Friday, April 4, 2014.


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. Learn more about the blog and Blogger, Kate Wilson...


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.