What is the Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics?
The Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (CT Academy) is the state affiliate of the National Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The CT Academy serves the Connecticut public by promoting optimal nutrition, health, and well-being while also supporting activities at the national and international levels.
The CT Academy is led by a Board of Directors from diverse backgrounds and practice areas. Through outreach, advocacy, and research, the Board is committed to supporting its members, the dietetic profession, and the community. The Board leads the charge for nutrition-related healthcare efforts throughout CT. Its members advocate for food and nutrition-related legislation, support anti-hunger initiatives, promote a diverse membership, and provide continuing education and networking opportunities, among many other activities.
We are chartered by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, committed to serving the public in the state of Connecticut, while supporting activities at the national and international level.
Mission and Vision
Mission: The Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will accelerate Connecticut residents’ health and well-being through food and nutrition
Vision: Connecticut is a State where sustainable food systems help all people and the environment to thrive through the transformative power of quality, nutritious food, accessible to everyone.
CT Academy Goals 2023-2024
Goal#1- Improve membership and empower members!
Goal #2- Improve nutrition, health and equity for all Connecticut residents!
Goal #3- Financial control, and organizational sustainability, and growth!
As the leading advocate of the dietetic profession in Connecticut, our membership includes Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and Dietetic Technicians, Registered as well as dietetic students, interns, and retirees of the profession.
There are approximately 900 members of the CT Academy. Practice areas include business/industry, communications, consultation and private practice, community nutrition, culinary, diabetes care, education, food and nutrition management/administration, gerontology, hunger/environmental nutrition, long-term care, nutrition support, oncology, pediatric, renal nutrition, research, school nutrition, sports nutrition, weight management, and wellness/prevention.
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Learn about the National Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics at https://www.eatrightpro.org/about-us