The Southern Tier Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (STAND) is the leading group of nutrition and dietetics experts in the area and a regional affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Members include Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs); Nutrition and Dietetics Technicians, Registered (NDTRs); nutrition and dietetics students; and affiliated health professionals. We advance the profession by:
- fostering local leadership
- promoting interprofessional collaboration
- providing continuing education
- advocating for evidence-based nutrition policy
- shaping the public's food choices through education.
We are committed to leading the future of the dietetics profession and its members while serving the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition and well-being. We envision that Southern Tier Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics members will be the most valued source of food and nutrition services.
The range of expertise of our members is wide with members working in clinical care, private practice, education, industry, community agencies and physician offices. Our members are authors, free lance writers, consultants, speakers, volunteers and practitioners. Our members are passionate about dietetics and leading the field through their work and volunteer activities. As food and nutrition experts, we work to be involved wherever our expertise is needed, especially in the areas of obesity and chronic disease management. Our members are experts in translating the science of food and nutrition into practical solutions and are committed to evidence-based practice and safe, high-quality care.
If you are a registered dietitian, dietetic technician, or nutrition student and would like to join, we look forward to you being part of our growing network!