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SVAND is one of five state affiliates of the Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. We are comprised of registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs), dietetic interns,  dietetic students and retired dietitians in the Southwest Virginia Region.


As registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) we reach out to the public in a variety of ways to educate our communities and promote nutrition and health. Our members serve our community in a variety of settings including acute care, long-term care, private homes, university education, private practice, and corporate wellness programs.




  • Earn continuing education credits at reduced rates (at least 6 per year)

  • Access to the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Adult and Pediatric Nutrition Care Manuals (NCM/PNCM)

  • Networking opportunities with other dietetics professionals in Southwest Virginia district

  • Eligibility for awards and recognitions offered through VAND

  • Post and Receive updated information on job openings

  • Ability to serve on a board and help further the impact of dietitians in the community

  • Stay up-to-date on happenings in the world of nutrition and dietetics

  • Free advertising for SVAND members on SVAND website


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