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.

Maryland Academy Of Nutrition and Dietetics 2023 Annual Meeting

The Maryland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MAND) and The DC Metro Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (DCMAND) are hosting a joint meeting this spring. The meeting will take place on Monday, April 17, 2023 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Silver Spring Washington DC North in Silver Spring, MD.

For more information please visit our Annual Meeting page

Maryland Academy Of Nutrition and Dietetics Employment Opportunity

Maryland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is seeking proposals for an organization or individual(s) to provide contract association management services. Click here to view the RFP and for more information. 


Nutrition Services Payment Specialist Report/Reminders:


  1. The January/February 2023 issue of the MNT Provider newsletter is available now! This edition includes:

    • The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 (aka the Omnibus) Updates
    • 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Available
    • Public Health Emergency to End May 11
    • 2023 Quality Payment Program
    • And more!

Click here to read the January/February 2023 issue of the MNT Provider. Previous editions of the newsletter are available here

  1. Have a question about payment or reimbursement? The Academy’s Policy Initiatives and Advocacy Team hosts weekly office hours, every Wednesday from 3-4 p.m. (Eastern Time). No registration required, join using this live link.

  1. If you cannot join Payment and Reimbursement Office Hours, please contact the Nutrition Services Coverage Team via the Payment and Reimbursement Inquiry.

For a quick call about whether you need a license—or if you have more in-depth questions about consumer protection and professional regulation issues—Attend Licensure Office Hours on Wednesdays, 2-3 p.m. (Eastern Time): use this link to join the live Zoom meeting. Can't make Licensure Office Hours? Email the Policy Initiatives and Advocacy Team.

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