Welcome to the Central District of the Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics! Our district represents Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics members of Maricopa County, which includes 12 cities in the greater Phoenix vicinity. Academy members from Pinal, Gila, and Graham counties may also choose to be members of the Southwest, Southern, or Northern districts.
We are a dynamic group of individuals with varied areas of expertise in the field of nutrition, health, and wellness. The Central District offers several membership meetings throughout the year for continuing education, and they stay connected to the community through networking and volunteer events. A quarterly newsletter keeps you abreast of upcoming activities, directs you to our social media outlets, and introduces you to the Central AZAND members through our member spotlight to maintain the “small community” feel.
Meet the Central District Board
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018
Check in starts at 7:30
Breakfast will be served
1. Stacey Hitesman, RDN, CNSC, Shawn Toso, MS, RDN
2. Rebecca Volk, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S
3. Nancy White, MS, RD
4. Nicole Leschak, MS, RDN, CSSD, CEDRD
St. Joe’s Hospital and Medical Center
350 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013
Topics in Clinical Nutrition Mini- Conference:
1. Opportunities of Malnutrition Identification
2. The new IDDSI diets
3. The What and Why of Anti-inflammatory Nutrition
4. Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Dr Adrienne Scheck
Senior Research Scientist
Institute for Molecular Medicine
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Lee Renda, MS RDN
Ketogenic Diet Research and Keto Diet and
Location still in the works. Stay tuned to your email for more details.
Networking and spending time with fellow nutrition professionals!
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
2929 S 48th St, Tempe, AZ 85282
KOS Distribution Center, Cave Creek and 101
St. Joe’s Hospital 350 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013
TBD - We are currently working with multiple potential speakers. This should be updated soon.
The districts appreciate your financial support and your attendance at local meetings and events. Academy dues do not include local District association membership. We rely on your dues to provide local activities.
For more information about the Central Arizona District Dietetic Association (C-AZAND), contact C-AZAND President at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Follow C-AZAND on Social Media
The Central District membership year is June 1 - May 31, and there are 2 ways to join:
1. Download the Central District Membership Form, complete it and mail it back with a check enclosed. 2. Or pay through the PayPal button below. Please note that there is a $1.00 transaction fee for paying through PayPal.
Interested in joining as a student? In line with the Academy, students must be enrolled in (or state their intent to enroll in) an approved dietetics education program. We value our student members and encourage you to join!
Refer to the Academy’s description of membership types and criteria here: http://www.eatrightpro.org/resources/membership/membership-types-and-criteria
*Please note that there is a $1.00 transaction fee for paying through PayPal.
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