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Akron District

The Greater Akron Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (GAAND) is the professional organization that serves dietetic professionals and dietetic students in northeast Ohio. This district includes Medina, Portage, Summit, and Wayne counties. Individuals who live outside of these counties are welcome to join as well. GAAND has about 135 members.

Our mission is to be the advocate of the dietetic profession serving the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition and well being by advocating for its members.

Benefits of GAAND membership include advocacy for its members, continuing education meetings, networking opportunities, guidance on nutrition-related legislation, scholarships for dietetic students, OAND and AND award nominations, and leadership opportunities. Our quarterly district newsletter is e-mailed to members and is available on-line.

Membership is from June 1st - May 31st.

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