Radish_SmallKAND is the local organization of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in the Knoxville, TN area. It is open to registered dietitians, dietetic technicians registered and nutrition students. KAND members provide essential nutrition-related services to the Knoxville community.  If you are a nutrition professional, join us for professional development, career growth and networking opportunities.

As a member of KAND, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Network with other nutrition professionals.
  • Stay abreast of current research with learning opportunities and continuing education hours at monthly meetings, seminars, including numerous¬†Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)-sponsored webinars¬†and other special events.
  • Impact food and nutrition policies at the local, state, and national levels.
  • Support the field of dietetics and nutrition on the local level by collaborating on clinical or community nutrition-related projects.
  • Market your professional services and business through KAND’s Knoxville Area Referral Directory for Consulting Dietitians.
  • Build your resume and leadership skills by serving on KAND’s Board of Directors.
  • Access over 80 members in KAND’s Membership Directory.
  • Join the KAND Mentoring Network for free! As a mentor, you will have the opportunity to recruit, shape, and nurture future nutrition professionals. If you are a student, you will have the opportunity to see RDN’s in the practice setting and work on special projects as your career aspirations begin to take shape.

KAND Membership Types/Dues

Membership Types/Dues

  • Active Membership (including students who are currently RDNs)
    • Without KAND T-shirt – $25.00
    • With KAND T-shirt – $45.00
  • Student Membership (non-RDN or RDN/DTR in first year of practice)
    • Without KAND T-shirt – $10.00
    • With KAND T-shirt – $30.00
  • Retired Membership
    • Without KAND T-shirt $10.00
    • With KAND T-shirt – $30.00

Dues are accepted by the KAND Treasurer throughout the year. All professional members, except students and friends of KAND, must maintain active membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Nonmember Fee – CEU Attendance Costs

  • Non-KAND members can pay $10 per meeting to obtain CEU credit or pre-pay as a “Friend of KAND” to attend all meetings and receive CEU credit for $35.00 per year. Friends of KAND will receive meeting and KAND email updates throughout the year, but will not have voting privileges or access to the KAND membership directory .

Submit a Membership Form

Online: Use the electronic membership form to join or maintain your membership online.

Paper: If you would prefer to send a hard copy, click on the link below to print out a hard copy. Once completed, follow the instructions on the form for submission.  Access the form here: Paper Membership Form.

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