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Sample Sidebar Module

This is a sample module published to the sidebar_bottom position, using the -sidebar module class suffix. There is also a sidebar_top position below the search.

Northern Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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Join Us!

Click Here to learn how and why to join NVAND!

Hello from the NVAND Board

  • Karyn Theis MS, RD, CSP, FAND - Immediate Past President, Nominating Committee

    I look forward to leading this organization in supporting our mission statement by promoting optimal nutrition and well-being for all people by advocating for our members. The past few years has brought tremendous change not only for nutrition and health promotion in general, but for our governing associations as well – most notably the name changes. We will continue to move forward in the 21st century by keeping up with the most timely,evidence-based nutrition information and to effectively communicate with and advocate for our members in the northern Virginia district.
  • Anu Kaur, MS, RDN, RYT - Past President

    Anu Kaur, MS, RD, RYT, NVAND Immedidate Past-President, would like to welcome you to the new NVAND website! She, along with a web development team, have worked very hard to create a new website that represents the Northern Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics organization proudly. All the new website features are not yet up, but will be very soon. Please take the time to look through the website and see the many features and learn why Anu is proud to be a member of NVAND.
  • Cynthia Palmerino, RD - COP Community Chair

    As Council on Practice - Community Chair, I hope to bring meaningful workshops to our members that will enhance their knowledge and empower them further to bring health and good nutrition to our community.
  • Jackie Darling, RD Public Policy – State (District Leader Rep)

    It is my pleasure to provide leadership at the local level for state policy related to food, nutrition and the dietetics profession in accordance with the legislative priorities of the Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics..
  • Cristin Wipfler, MPH, RD – Recording Secretary

    It is an honor to serve on NVAND’s board and to be a part of this wonderful organization. As recording secretary, I appreciate the opportunity to work with so many knowledgable dietitians to bring professional and educational experiences to the NVAND membership.
  • Neda Kashanian, RD - Council on Practice Clinical Chair

    As nutrition knowledge continues to grow with new innovations and research findings, it is my pleasure to offer informative nutrition updates to the clinical field of dietetics in the Northern Virginia area.
  • Julia Yuskavage, MS, RDN - COP Sustainable Food Systems

    I am happy to be part of NVAND's board and help develop outstanding educational events for area dietitians. With the plethora of nutrition information available today, it is more important than ever to pass on the latest evidence-based findings. I look forward to continuing my work with this admirable organization and strengthening the bond between dietitians and our community!

PPW 2015

Registration for PPW 2015 is Now Open!


DPG 2015 Symposium

Dietitians in Nutrition Support DPG 2015 Symposium



FNCE 2015

Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, October 3-6, 2015 in Nashville, TN!

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Recipes Area

Asparagus Frittata
Try this quick and easy, no nonsense spring recipe that makes a terrific frittata in no time!

Apple & Cranberry Pork Medallions with Rosemary Maple Mustard Sauce
This is a nice lean pork dish that has all the fall flavors. Great with mashed or roasted sweet potatoes and roasted Brussels sprouts topped with a few caramelized onions and fresh sage.

Summer Squash & Corn Soup
This makes a nice summer lunch when paired with a side salad or small sandwich.

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