Chattanooga Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
Chattanooga's Food and Nutrition Professionals
The Chattanooga Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (CAND) is a group of food and nutrition experts in the Chattanooga, TN area.
Most of our members are Registered Dietitians (RD). We also include students and/or interns who
are studying to become a Registered Dietitian (RD). Members of the CAND. are also members of the Tennessee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (TAND) and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).
A Registered Dietitian (RD) has obtained a B.S. in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics and met the academic
requirements, field work and successfully passed the registration examination required by the
Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).
RD's are licensed by the state of Tennessee to provide expert food and nutrition advice, information and
consultative care. RD's are trained to translate scientific, evidence-based research into food and nutrition practice settings such as hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, research labs, public health clinics, health and wellness
facilities, grocery stores, universities, food and nutrition programs, and much more.
For more information, please contact:
Amanda Kirkpatrick RDN, LDN, CNSC, CLC
President Chattanooga Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
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