An affiliate of the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (the Georgia Academy) is the largest organization of food and nutrition professionals in the state. The Georgia Academy is committed to improving the health of Georgians utilizing our members, the state’s leaders in nutrition and health.
Almost 1600 strong, the Georgia Academy members are employed in a variety of settings including hospitals and clinics, schools, public health and community agencies, business, academia, private practice and more. Our members are spread throughout Georgia – a network of health professionals ready to serve as resources to the public, media and public policy makers.
This website was developed as a key communication tool for Georgia Academy members. It will help the Georgia Academy fulfill its mission and vision to empower members to be the state’s food and nutrition leaders and to optimize Georgian’s health through food and nutrition. Visit often for updates on member issues, public policy updates, professional development opportunities and links to nutrition resources.
Whether you are a Georgia Academy member or other viewer, thank you for visiting our website. I hope you will come back often and take advantage of all that is has to offer. It is my pleasure to serve as president of the Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and I welcome your input. Please share your ideas for keeping our organization responsive to the needs of its members and the community we serve.
Lesley Baradel, MBA MS RDN LD
Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics President 2014- 2015