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 Welcome to your local connection to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics! Learn More
Serving 23 Counties in Pennsylvania

Your local connection to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The Central Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 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!

Register for the 2022 CPAND Fall Meeting!

When: Wednesday, October 19th
Time: Check in is from 8:30 - 8:50 am. The day ends at 4 pm.
Where: The Salvation Army Harrisburg Capital City Region
506 S. 29th Street, Harrisburg, PA 17104
Cost: Members $30, Non-members $65, Students $10
Lunch is provided.
5 CEUs pending approval.

Sessions include:
Food Dignity®: A Paradigm Shift to Create Nutrition Security - Clancy Harrison
Body Fat Percentage vs BMI: Which is Best for the Elderly Population? - Emma Sharp
Incorporating Weight-Inclusive and Non-Diet Approaches Into Your Practice - Stephanie Van’t Zelfden
The FODMAP Elimination Diet: How to Manage Your GI Symptoms - MIchele Wroblewski
Preparing Successful Preceptors in the Future Education Model - Julie Charnosky

Email with any questions.

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August 2022

Open RD Positions

There are a variety of RDN positions open in our region. Feel free to spread the word!

If you have an employment opportunity you would like CPAND to share with membership, please email

Geisinger (Danville, Bloomsburg, Shamokin)
• Full-time General Outpatient RDN Position
• Part-time Renal Outpatient RDN Position
• Flex Outpatient RDN Position
• Full-time 65 Forward RDN Position
Please reach out to Julie Fisher ( for more information on the positions or visit

WellSpan (Chambersburg Hospital)
• Full-time RDN Position
• Full-time RDN Position
For more details visit

Compass Group Careers (Lititz)
• Full-time Clinical Nutrition Manager I
Please reach out to Jill Leshner ( for more information on the position.

2022 Outstanding Dietitian Grant Recipient

Brittany Stoltzfus, RD, LDN is passionate about infusing counseling and nutrition. She will complete her master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in May and begin working towards her licensure for counseling. Her new position is conducting mental health counseling via telehealth through Genesis Church while continuing to provide nutrition education through her business, Simply Nutrition. She strives to continue to build her skills with disordered eating patterns and complete her Intuitive Eating Certification by the end of 2022. Over the past five years, she held the Professional Development Chair and President roles for CPAND and appreciated the opportunity to collaborate with other professionals in Central PA.

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2022 Outstanding Student Grant Recipient

Sophie Stambaugh is from York, Pennsylvania. She is a Senior Nutrition and Dietetics Major at Messiah University in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. After graduation in December 2022, she hopes to complete a dietetic internship and become a registered dietitian. Her areas of interest include eating disorders, intuitive eating, and Health At Every Size dietetics.

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