Reasons to join RIAND:
1.) Network with fellow Registered Dietitians. RDs are proactive and committed to delivering the most up-to-date, evidence-based nutrition messages.

2.) Receive a reduced rate for our annual spring meeting. Our annual meeting features a variety of speakers who address a variety of current nutrition topics. This is an opportunity to remain current and obtain continuing education credits at a reasonable cost. The annual spring meeting provides a great opportunity to network with fellow RDs.

3.) Access to the Academy’s Evidence Analysis Library (EAL). Academy membership allows for access to the most current research based nutrition research.

4.) Get involved in our annual road races which is an exciting event that draws 300+ participants. We now host a 1 mi, 5K and 10K races. Help us to make an impact on childhood overweight and obesity.

5.) Membership socials. Earn continuing education credits while socializing and networking with fellow RIAND members.

6.) Leadership opportunities. Each year there are opportunities to be appointed or elected to the RIAND Board of Directors. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics also offers two Online Leadership Certificates of Training

For more benefits of joining the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and RIAND please click here.

All RIAND members are invited to our board meeting.

Join the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics today and choose Rhode Island as your state affiliate


For RIAND Board Members: You may receive no more than 3 CPEUS per year for being on the RIAND Board of Directors, with a maximum of 15 CPEUS in five years. You must include a certification of completion or agenda/timing outline as well as provider contact information; please view the CDR PDP Guides for additional guidance.

Student Benefits: available from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

How to update your ADA Member Profile

Application for RI Licensure. For more information on licensure please review the RI Dept. of Health resources.