Mission and Vision

Our Mission

Empower a community of nutrition professionals to promote health and nutrition locally and nationally.

Our Vision

Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and Nutrition and Dietetics Technicians, Registered lead the way in optimizing health and nutrition through evidenced-based practice and broad-based collaborations.

Who We Are

DC Metro Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (DCMAND) is an affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a professional organization for the Registered Dietitians in the District of Columbia’s Metro Region.

DCMAND is composed of more than 500 highly skilled, multi-talented professionals and students 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, foodservice management, education, research, policy, and communications.

About Sponsorship

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 for every budget.

For DCMAND, relationships with sponsors are not about promoting their products or services, but rather about creating nutrition messages that people can understand and act upon to improve their health and that of their communities. DCMAND considers its vision and mission in all decisions, including whether to enter into a relationship with an outside company and/or organization.

Our Sponsors