Raleigh Dietetic Association

If you would like to join the Raleigh Dietetic Association (RDA), click here.

NCAND and RDA members at FNCE 2019 in Philadelphia! 

Upcoming Events:


RDA Virtual Yoga Social, August 15th at 10am
Join RDA on Saturday, August 15 as Jayne Vecchio, Registered Dietitian, Certified Yoga Instructor, and Clinical Dietitian at UNC Rex Hospital will be leading a donation-based virtual yoga class to benefit Diversify Dietetics. Diversify Dietetics is a community to attract, encourage and empower students and professionals of color who were seeking careers in the field of nutrition and dietetics.  Register Here.

August 17th, 2020 : Submission Deadline for NCAND Abstracts for Virtual Lightning Research Presentations.  To submit your abstract or learn more, click here.

Friday, August 21, 2020 at 12 pm:  "Let’s Talk Diversity: Jump Starting the Conversation on How to Improve Diversity Within the Field of Dietetics”  Presented by:  Basheerah Enahora, MBA, MS, RDN, LDN & Amber Porter, MS, RD.  Registration open in August.  For more information, click here.

Virtual NCAND Regional Meeting
September 18th, 2020
Register Here



Registration now open for FNCE Virtual Event, October 17-20, 2020.  For more information, click here.

Early Bird Rates Extended!  Due to COVID-19's impact on RDA events this year, RDA is offering a complimentary 2020-2021 RDA membership to any current RDA member (for the 2019-2020 year) if you renew membership before September 1, 2020. If you are not a current RDA member but still want to join and receive the early bird discount before September 1, 2020, please enter code Early20 at checkout.  

The Academy is providing members with resources and information during the novel coronavirus public health emergency. Visit the Academy website for more information.

Sign up now for AND's CPE On-Demand program. Click here to learn more! 

Action Alerts:

Stand up for Important Nutrition Issues in the Next Stimulus Package.  
Tell Congress that access to healthy food and culturally-appropriate, medical nutrition therapy are key to managing diet-related diseases and reducing risk for COVID complications, which is disproportionately experienced by communities of color. 

Take Action Today on the Medical Nutrition Therapy Act of 2020
Urge your members of Congress to support the Medical Nutrition Therapy Act of 2020!

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2020-2021 RDA Board Members:

PresidentMichael Raynor, MS, RD, LDN, CISSN
President Elect: Jillian Schoening, MS, RD, LDN
Past PresidentRachel Findley, MS, RDN, LDN
SecretaryMeredith Gentle, MS, RD, LDN

Treasurer: Jasmine St. Denny, MS, RD, LDN
Membership Chair: Makayla Womble, RD, LDN
Legislative Chair: Sarah Hester, MS
Communications Chair: Hannah Libera MS, RD, LDN
Social Event Chair: Lacey Anderson, MS, RD, LDN
Student Liaison: Grace Daniel
Nominations and Professional Development Chair: Autumn Ehsaei, MS, RDN, LDN

You can count on us to provide you with fun, exciting, and informative professional opportunities here in the Raleigh area! Stay tuned for more events!

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