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GAND hosts engaging speakers four to six times each year (September-May). We hope you'll become a member and join us for a variety of presentations from our engaging speakers (CEU's available). For the 2022-2023 year, our CPE presentations will be virtual via Zoom. In addition, we plan to host other in-person events including socials and community service to engage our community and help create a network and support system for our members!


To attend GAND's social events and meetings, you must be a GAND member or pay to attend individual meetings.

Upcoming Events

  • GAND February 2023 Meeting: Malnutrition Diagnosis/Documentation
    Thu, Feb 16
    RSVP to Receive the Zoom Link
    Come learn about Improving Malnutrition Diagnosis and Documentation with guest speaker (+ GAND Member) Michelle Brown, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC. GAND members can attend for no charge. Non-members are welcome to attend for a small $10 fee. Pay in our membership tab. Pending 1.0 CEU.

Past Events

  • February Meeting: Overcome: Tools for Resilience in Challenging Times
    Thu, Feb 24
    Zoom; link to be provided after RSVP
    Guest speaker Carol Lewis, PhD, MPH, CPH is a licensed Psychologist and Clinical Associate Professor within the UF College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry. You must be a GAND member to attend for free. Non-members may attend for a $10 fee (which includes CPEU certificate).
  • January Meeting: Combating Nutrition Misinformation
    Wed, Jan 26
    Zoom; link will be emailed
    Come learn about combating nutrition misinformation with our guest speaker Andy De Santis, RD, MPH (@AndytheRD). You must be a GAND member to attend for no charge. We invite non-members to join GAND or pay a small $10 fee to attend this meeting. Visit for more information.
  • December Meeting: Diabetes and Microbiome
    Thu, Dec 09
    Join us for our December meeting on Type 2 Diabetes: What's the Scientific Evidence for the Role of the Gut Microbiome? Presenters include Jennifer McManus RD, LDN and Orville Kolterman, MD from Pendulum Therapeutics. You must either be a GAND member or pay the non-GAND member fee to attend.
  • October Meeting: The Art of Negotiation
    Wed, Oct 27
    Join us to learn more about "The Art of Negotiation" from Aaron Schwartz, MBA,MS, RD, LD. Pending 1.5 CPEUs. You must be a member to attend this meeting or join as a non-member for a small fee. For more information, view the Membership page.
  • September Kick-Off Meeting: Shining a Light on DEI in Dietetics
    Mon, Sep 27
    via Zoom; link will be emailed after RSVP
    Join us for a discussion with guest panelists Naudia Jones and June Thompson, members of the Diversify Dietetics community. All RDs, NDTRs, and students are welcome to join our September kick-off meeting! Join GAND to attend all subsequent meetings. The event is pending 1.5 CPEUs.
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