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Public Policy

DCMAND is committed to improving health through nutrition policy for District residents

Welcome to DCMAND!

DC Metro Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (DCMAND) is a local affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, which is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.

DCMAND is composed of more than 500 highly skilled, multi-talented professionals and students in the DC Metro Area that are committed to improving the nation’s health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education, and advocacy. Our members represent a wide range of practice areas and interests, including but not limited to public health, medical nutrition therapy, sports nutrition, food service management, education, research, policy, and communications.


DCMAND seeks companies, organizations, and individuals whose views align with our mission and vision; as well as whose products and/or services interest our members. Being a non-profit organization, DCMAND offers a variety of choices for sponsorship opportunities to fit every budget.

CPE Submissions

Please contact DCMAND with your Continuing Professional Education Application for approval. You will need to fill out a form and provide supplemental materials (e.g. presenter/speaker CVs or resumes, timing agenda breakdown). Please submit all requests 4 weeks prior to your event.