Welcome to the Maryland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics!



The Maryland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MAND) is a dedicated group of about 1,200 nutrition professionals. Our mission is to empower members to be Maryland’s food and nutrition leaders. Our vision is to optimize the health and well-being of Marylanders through food and nutrition. MAND is a 501(C)(6). Membership is open to members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) who reside in Maryland or choose Maryland as their sole affiliate.  


Thank you to all the presenters that truly did an incredible job during MAND’s 1st Virtual MAND Annual Meeting! It has been a true honor to showcase the hard work and determination of the class of 2020!

Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all the student presenters that did a fabulous job during this unprecedented time. MAND Student Poster winners are as follows:

Brooke KealeyEmily Simon, Dimitra Kristina Thomopoulos, and Emily Wallace from NIH won 1st place presenting on “Predictors of Increase in Calorie Provision in Alcohol Use Disorder Patients While on a Ketogenic Diet During Withdrawal.”

Angela RobersonMackenzie MinottiBrittany AnewaltMichael ReavisTornia Anderson-Morgan, and Hayley Wettenstein from UMMC won 2nd place presenting on “Malnutrition Diagnoses by Registered Dietitians and Providers in Acutely Ill Adults at a Single Center.”

Chelsea HalsmanAndria McCormack, and Brooke Thompson from UMES won 3rd place presenting on “The Risk for Type 2 Diabetes Related to Food Insecurity and Inaccessibility among the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Student Population.”

Leah Fitchett from JHBMC received an honorable mention presenting on “Nutrition Intervention and Long Term Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer, Post Total Pancreatectomy: A Case Analysis.”

Best of luck to all the Dietetic Interns of 2020!


Tara Seymour & MAND Poster Session Committee

Welcome to our new MAND Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 fiscal year!

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Sparks, MD  21152



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