The Central Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Welcome to your local connection to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics! Learn More The Central Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics A new name and new ways to connect.
Serving 23 Counties in Pennsylvania

Your local connection to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The Central Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the Central Pennsylvania Dietetic Association) is your local advocate of the dietetic profession serving the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition, health and well being. We strive to lead the future of dietetics. Get involved today!

PAND PAC Events

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2020 Member Scholarship Recipient

Meghan Zook is the Community Health and Nutrition Coordinator for The Salvation Army Harrisburg. She has 5+ years of experience with creating nutrition education curriculum for all ages and teaching nutrition education in a community setting in Harrisburg, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, and Beirut, Lebanon. Meghan is working on her master’s degree in Food and Nutrition with an emphasis on Education.

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2020 Student Scholarship Recipient

My name is Laura Snader, and I am a senior nutrition and dietetics student at Messiah College. In the past year, I worked as a nutrition educator in the after-school program at the Salvation Army in Harrisburg. I taught nutrition and cooking lessons to kids in grades K-6. Additionally, I was part of a group researching intuitive eating on my college campus. Through this project of surveying students, I found that I am passionate about behavioral health nutrition. I am interested to see how my community nutrition work, intuitive eating research, and final year of undergraduate classes shape my future career goals. I am excited to start my senior year, and I am thankful for this scholarship to help me reach my goal of becoming a Registered Dietitian.

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