Summer 2014 President’s Message
Thank you for taking the time to visit the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MAND) website. We are a professional, not-for-profit affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the nation’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. Our 245-plus membership is made up of talented, dedicated Registered Dietitians (RDs)/ Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs), Dietetic Technicians, Registered (DTRs), dietetic students, researchers and educators. Our members are employed in a variety of settings throughout Maine: healthcare, schools, community agencies, public health, business and communication, academia, private practice, and more.
Maine dietitians and dietetic technicians are committed to helping Maine citizens reach their health and nutrition goals. This website was developed as a key communication tool for our members and to help MAND fulfill its mission and vision. Read more about our organization’s mission and vision statement here.
Our new year began on June 1st. I am excited and deeply honored to be MAND’s 2014-2015 president. I welcome your input. To our members: our organization is as strong as each of you. Please share your ideas. We appreciate your participation and commitment! Please join me and the Board in making a difference.
Whether you are a MAND member or other viewer, thank you for visiting eatrightmaine.org! We hope you will visit us often.
Pat Watson, MS,RD,LD,CDE
2014-2015 MAND President