Illinois Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
IAND Legislative Seminar and Advocacy Day 2015!
Licensure, legislation, and public policy impact our jobs, no matter what setting we work in. Learn how to effectively communicate with legislators to educate them about our profession and how we positively impact the health of their constituents. Share with them that we are available to be their nutrition experts and gain their support on legislation important to the dietetics profession and the nutritional health of Illinois citizens.
The Illinois Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Illinois Academy, an affiliate of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, is a not-for-profit professional organization of over 3,200 members including registered dietitians, dietetic technicians, and dietetic students. We promote and enhance our profession through various activities and help to improve the lives of Illinois citizens through evidence-based practices.
Our members work in a variety of settings such as:
- Healthcare – Hospitals, HMOs, Clinics
- Food Management/Food Safety
- Business and Industry
- Private Practice
- Fitness Centers/Sports
- Educational Institutions
- Government Agencies
- Public Health Clinics
- Long Term Care Centers