CT Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

 

 

 

spring flowersWelcome 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.


Save the Date for the Fall CT Academy Meeting

The Fall CT Academy Meeting will be held on Friday, November 13 at the Best Western in North Haven. If you have ideas for new vendors or speakers please contact Barbara Bush, The Executive Office Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Exhibitors for the Fall Meeting

If you are an exhibitor and are interested in having a vendor/sponsor booth to exhibit your company or products or if you want to put a new product into our registration bag please click on the exhibitor invite or contact contact Barbara Bush, The Executive Office Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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The National Public Policy Workshop in Washington, DC

 

Thank you to the Connecticut Academy members who attended the National Public Policy Workshop in Washington, DC this week. Including the RDNs from ANDPAC,  other RDNs from Connecticut and the Yale New Haven Dietetic Interns.

ANDPAC 2015

 

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InFant Feeding Practice and Food Allergy Update

If you are interested in reviewing the Infant Feeding Practice and Food Allergy Update presentation from Sherry Coleman, MS, RD, LD from the CT Academy Spring Meeting then click here.

 


 

The CT Academy Meeting on "Exploring the Ethical Implications of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing"

Held Thursday, May 21, 2015 at the University of St. Joseph's School of Pharmacy in Hartford was a great success.  The Keynote speaker was Ahmed El-Sohemy, PhD,  Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Nutrigenomics, Department of Nutritional Sciences of Toronto. His talk discussed: "Do our Genes Determine What We Should Eat".  The other guest speakers were Derek Dube, PhD,  Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of St. Joseph (The Evolution of Genomics),  Beverly Burke, MSW, Coordinator, CT Department of Public Health (Public Health Genomics and Your Practice), and Kate Reed, MPH, ScM, CGC, Director, Clinical and Continuing Education Programs, The Jackson Laboratory (Genetic Testing: Opportunities and Challenges) .  A great Networking reception followed the presentations and panel discussion.

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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 CT Academy President, Sarah Bourque at 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.