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The Chicago-based Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, with over 100,000 credentialed practitioners. Visit the Academy online 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at your convenience and discover a wealth of information at your fingertips!

Check the information below for specific email addresses and phone numbers by department.


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190
Chicago, Illinois 60606-6995
Phone: 800/877-1600
Phone: 312/899-0040

Washington, D.C. Office

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
1120 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 460
Washington, D.C. 20036
Phone: 800/877-0877
Phone: 202/775-8277


For information regarding invoices and/or refunds for products or services as well as collection of these invoices:

Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4887)
Fax: 312/899-4873
Email: [email protected]

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)

For information regarding:

  • Accredited programs for dietitian/nutrition students: Coordinated Programs, Didactic Programs and Dietetic Internships
  • Accredited programs for dietetic technician students
  • Computer matching for dietetic internships
  • Sponsoring organizations eligibility requirements, Standards of Education and policies for accreditation

Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 5400)
Email: [email protected]


For information regarding affiliate (state) organizations:

Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4852)
Email: [email protected]

Careers in Dietetics

For entry-level career guidance, including education requirements:

Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 5400)
Email: [email protected]

Center for Lifelong Learning

For information regarding Continuing Professional Education (CPEU) Offerings and the Center for Lifelong Learning, (i.e. FNCE® Call for Educational Sessions, FNCE® Call for Abstracts) overall continuing professional development and education):

Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4895)
Email: [email protected]

For information regarding FNCE® workshops/excursions, FNCE® Student Host Program, FNCE® State Volunteer Committee, online certificates of training and eLearning modules:

Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4897)
Email: [email protected]

For information regarding FNCE® speakers, FNCE® app, and Lifelong Learning webinars:

Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4867)
Email: [email protected]

Classified Advertising

Adam Moorad
Phone: 212/633-3122
Email: [email protected]

Code of Ethics

For questions, comments and requests for information regarding the Academy's Code of Ethics.

Barbara Visocan, MS, RDN, LDN, FADA, FAND
Vice President, Member Services

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

For information regarding:

  • Eligibility requirements for Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Dietetic, Technician Registered
  • Computer-based testing information
  • Eligibility requirements for Board Certification as a Specialist in Renal Nutrition, Pediatric Nutrition, Sports Dietetics, Gerontological Nutrition and Oncology Nutrition
  • Verification of Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Dietetic Technician, Registered, Fellow and/or Specialty Certification status
  • Continuing Professional Education (CPE) requirements for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and Dietetic Technicians, Registered
  • Prior approval of CPE activities for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and Dietetic Technicians, Registered
  • List of prior approved CPE activities by location, topic and date
  • Assess & Learn Series for Dietetic Professionals
  • Adult, and Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management Certificate Programs

Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 5500)
Email: [email protected]

Corporate Relations Sponsorship

For information regarding Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics corporate relations sponsorship opportunities:

Jennifer Horton
Director of Corporate Relations
Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4804)
Email: [email protected]

Daun Longshore
Corporate Relations Senior Manager
Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4789)
Email: [email protected]

Dietetic Practice Groups

For information regarding the dietetic practice groups:

Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4815)
Email: [email protected]

Evidence Analysis Library

Log in as an Academy member before entering the EAL website:

Toni Acosta
Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4832)
Email: [email protected]

Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines and Toolkits

Toni Acosta
Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4832)
Email: [email protected]

Executive Office

Patricia M. Babjak
Office of the CEO
Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4856)
Email: [email protected]

External Relations

The Academy's work with non-government professional organizations and coalition projects:

Mary Beth Whalen
Vice President/Executive Director
Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4820)
Email: [email protected]

Finance and Administration

Finance and Administration is responsible for finance, accounting, information technology, network operations, office services and procurement.

Paul Mifsud
Vice President/Chief Financial Officer
Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4730)
Email: [email protected]

Find an Expert Directory

For information regarding how to join the referral service available to the Academy's Active Category members who are also registered dietitian nutritionists or dietetic technicians, registered:

Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 5000)
Email: [email protected]

Food & Nutrition

Launched in February 2012, Food & Nutrition is the Academy's new magazine for members and professionals. Previously, ADA Times was the organization's award-winning member magazine from 2003-2011. Its final issue was published in Fall 2011.

Email: [email protected]


For information regarding scholarships, awards, the annual fund, giving opportunities and corporate programs:

Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4773)
Email: [email protected]

Government Relations

For information regarding Academy action on food- and nutrition-related legislation and regulations:

Policy Initiatives and Advocacy
Phone: 800/877-0877; 202/775-8277
Fax: 202/775-8284
Email: [email protected]

Jeanne Blankenship, MS, RD
Vice President of Policy Initiatives and Advocacy
Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 6004)
Email: [email protected]

House of Delegates

For questions, comments and requests for information regarding Academy House activities:

Email: [email protected]

Charlene Rice
Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4892)

Human Resources

For advertised Academy internal position openings, send your resume as an attached MS Word document:

Email: [email protected]

Carrolyn Patterson
Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4729)
Fax: 312/899-4766

Information Technology

IT supports the Academy's internal computer network, database applications, computer hardware and software and e-commerce solutions.

Email: [email protected]

Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the official research publication of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

General Information
Phone: 312/899-4831
Email: [email protected]

Advertising Sales
Joe Skey
Email: [email protected]

Classified Ads
Adam Moorad
Phone: 212/633-3122
Email: [email protected]

List Rental Service

Academy Member Email and List Rental Program
InFocus Marketing
Phone: 800/708-LIST (5478)
Email: [email protected]

Academy Spokespeople Mailing Information
Irene Perconti
Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4806)
Email: [email protected]

Media Relations

For media professionals looking for press materials or to interview an Academy spokesperson:

Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4769)
Email: [email protected]


For information regarding the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™, other meetings and/or travel programs:

Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4862)
Email: [email protected]

Member Interest Groups (MIGs)

For information related to the formation of, or questions about current Member Interest Groups (MIGs):

Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4815)
Email: [email protected]

Member Service Center and Membership Development

For information regarding:

  • Academy member profile/account support
  • Qualifications for Academy membership and application processing
  • Membership renewal
  • Member benefits programs (e.g., EatRight Careers job board, eMentoring, Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (FAND), Find an RDN, National Honors and Awards, Promoter Program)
  • Member Advantage Program (discounts, insurance and services)
  • Student member programs
  • Diversity programs and awards
  • Academy products/services catalog or to place a credit card order
  • Status of an existing product order
  • Referrals to RDNs for consumers or businesses
  • General information about Academy teams, products and services

Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 5000)
Fax: 312/899-4812
Email: [email protected]

National Nutrition Month®

For information regarding National Nutrition Month® items and promotion:

General inquiries: [email protected]
Permission requests: [email protected]

Nominations and Elections

Joan Schwaba, MS, RD
Director, Strategic Management
Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4798)
Email: [email protected]

Nutrition Information Services

Information services and resources for Academy members including Ask the Nutrition Information Services quick reference assistance and Nutrition in the News e-newsletter.

Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4853)
Email: [email protected]

Nutrition Care Manual (NCM)

To subscribe to the Nutrition Care Manual or for questions concerning your subscription to the Nutrition Care Manual:

Email: [email protected]

Nutrition Services Coverage

For information regarding Medicare MNT, insurance coverage and codes of nutrition services:

Email: [email protected]

Marsha Schofield, MS, RD, LD, FAND
Senior Director
Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 1762)
Email: [email protected]

Karen Ferrantella, RDN, LD
Manager of Advocacy and Communications
Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4761)
Email: [email protected]

Office Services and Procurement

  • Facilities Management; Reception
  • Procurement; Mailroom
  • Inventory Control/Warehouse

Permissions and Reprint Policy

Content Found on our Website

For information on reprint and permissions for the Academy website, click here.

Content Found in Other Academy Products

Content located in Academy books, brochures, electronic toolkits and e-books, downloadable pdfs, EAL, NCP, NCM resources, and all other items sold through our Products & Services Catalog, are protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 United States Code). Permission is required before reprinting, adapting, or reusing this content. To obtain permission to reprint any Academy articles in accordance with our policy, please email [email protected] with any questions, or submit a completed application.

Position and Practice Papers

For information regarding questions, comments and requests for Academy positions and practice papers:

Email: [email protected]

Donna Wickstrom, MS, RD
Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4835)

Public Relations

For members of the public seeking health and nutrition resources or information and inquiries about the Academy and its programs, contact:

Email: [email protected]


The Academy publishes a wide variety of consumer and professional publications, plus video and CD-ROM products available in the eatrightSTORE. To request a print catalog or to inquire about a product:

Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 5000)
Email: [email protected]

Quality Management

For information regarding Accreditation Organization Standards and Quality Improvement Initiatives:

Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4861)
Email: [email protected]

Research and Strategic Business Development

Email: [email protected]

Sales/Customer Service

For information regarding Academy products:

Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 5000)
Email: [email protected]

Scope of Dietetics Practice Framework

For information regarding the Scope of Practice, Standards of Practice and Standards of Professional Performance:

Phone: 312/899-0040 (ext. 4861)
Email: [email protected]

Technical Questions Regarding the Academy's Website

For answers to technical questions regarding the Academy's website:

Email: [email protected]