NMAND 2018 Undergraduate Scholarship Applications due June 15

The NMAND 2018 Undergraduate Scholarship deadline has been extended. Click on the Student tab to access the application for a $750 scholarship.


Karen Sadeghian Memorial Scholarship Applications due June 15, 2018

Originally from Cuba, New Mexico, Karen Sadeghian was a graduate of NMSU and an outstanding and beloved Registered Dietitian who practiced in many areas of nutrition. In her memory, the New Mexico Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will present one $500 scholarship to a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist or Registered Dietitian practicing in New Mexico wishing to pursue Dietetics-related continuing education to enhance their ability to provide quality Medical Nutrition Therapy or deepen the public nutrition-related knowledge to benefit the health of New Mexicans. Click on the Awards tab to find the application.



NMAND Board Elections

The NMAND Elections will close Wednesday, May 30th at 8:00 PM. Please click on the "2018 NMAND Elections" tab above to submit your vote. The ballot contains information about the candidates.


CDR is hosting a webinar this week on the topic of PDP and Practice Competencies.

 Your PDP and Practice Competencies: What’s Next and What’s in it for You?
Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm EDT/12:00 pm CDT/ 11:00 am MDT/ 10:00 am PDT
1 hr 30 minutes
1.5 CPEU


Notes about the webinar:

  • This webinar has been presented before, please consult your CPE documentation to confirm you have not participated before as there is a limited number of spots available
  • This webinar will be recorded
  • After registering for this webinar, you will receive an email the day of the webinar to join
  • This webinar will most benefit practitioners beginning new recertification cycle June 1, 2018, but all are welcome

NOMINATE A DESERVING NUTRITION PROFESSIONAL! Deadline for nominations is April 27, 2018

Please send an email to the Nominating Committee Chair (nmdanomcomchair@gmail.com) with the following information:

Your Name and Credentials

Contact Information

The Name of the Award

The Name of Your Nominee

Why Your Nominee Qualifies for the Award

Each year the NMAND membership has the opportunity to nominate outstanding Nutrition Professionals for awards to be presented at the NMAND Annual Conference. The following awards are presented each year:


Purpose of the Award: To recognize one member's outstanding contributions with the highest honor a state can pay to one of its members.

Selection Criteria: This individual must be a registered dietitian, an active member of NMAND and have made outstanding  contribution in one of more of the following areas: 1) a NMAND officer; 2) recruitment of people into the profession, including increasing public awareness  and visibility of NMAND or the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics;  3) furthering the profession by having published scientific research or by interpreting either nutrition or dietetics information through the mass media.


Purpose of the Award:  To recognize the competence and activities of a registered dietitian of any age, who has made distinctive contributions to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics early in his/her career. The award encourages continued participation and leadership in the Academy at local, state and national levels.

Selection Criteria:  Member must be active in the national, state or district levels for at least 5 years, and have between 5 and 10 years in their professional career (excluding leave of absence). The award recognizes those who have not previously won The Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year Award.


Purpose of the Award:   To recognize the competence and activities of a younger registered dietitian in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and encourage continued leadership in Academy affairs at local, state and national levels.

Selection Criteria This person must be 35 years of age or younger on May 1 and not previously awarded RYDY.  Important considerations are Academy membership with active participation and leadership as well as promoting optimal health and nutritional status for the population.


Purpose of the Award: To recognize an individual who is not a registered a dietitian, yet displays enthusiastic support for registered dietitians or supports the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ mission.

Selection Criteria: Any individual who promotes the vision and mission of the New Mexico dietitians in either their personal or professional life.