Welcome to the Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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Membership in the Georgia Academy is limited to members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. For more information about membership in our organization, please visit our parent organization, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. All applications for membership are handled through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. (Click here for more information on the Georgia Academy).
Lesley Baradel, MBA MS RDN LD Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics President 2014- 2015
Missy Cody was selected to receive the Academy’s 2014 Excellence in Practice – Community Dietetics Award. This award recognizes an outstanding registered dietitian who has demonstrated excellence and leadership in this specific area of practice.
Hospital RDNs to Be Able to Independently Order Therapeutic Diets... Improving Quality of Care and Saving the Nation $459 Million per year-- After more than four years of the Academy working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), RDNs employed in hospitals may now be allowed to order patient diets without requiring the supervision or approval of a physician or another practitioner. CMS expects this rule to improve the efficiency and efficacy of nutrition care and save up to $459 million in annual hospital costs.