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The NYSAND is an organization of nutrition professionals, residing, working or attending school in New York State. Affiliated with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, NYSAND has over 5,000 members. There are ten district associations within NYSAND, covering all regions of the state, from Long Island to Plattsburgh, to the far reaches of the Southern Tier.
A Board of Directors and statewide committees and councils direct and organize the work of NYSAND.
Our MembersMembers of The New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics include Registered Dietitians (RD) and Dietetic Technicians, Registered (DTR). Many of our members hold New York State Certification as Dietitian/Nutritionist (CDN).
What is a Registered Dietitian?
A Registered Dietitian (RD)/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) is a food and nutrition expert who has met academic and professional requirements including:
What is a Dietetic Technician, Registered?
Dietetic Technicians, Registered, (DTRs), often work in partnership with Registered Dietitians/Registered Dietitian Nutritionists, they screen, evaluate, and educate patients. A DTR will monitor and assist in the management of patient with diseases such as diabetes and obesity.
DTRs work in clinical settings, health-care facilities, schools, restaurants, food companies, wellness centers, food service providers, public health agencies, government and community programs.
A DTR must complete a two-year Associate Degree in an approved dietetic technician program, have supervised practice experience and pass a nation wide examination to earn the DTR credential, and complete continuing education courses throughout their careers.