top of page

Suncoast Academy of

Nutrition and Dietetics

Page top

The Suncoast Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is a group of nutrition professionals and students helping to promote healthy eating and living in Florida gulf-coast communities. 

Subscribe via Email

SAND is on Instagram   @EatRightSuncoast

Follow for photos, recipes, upcoming events, nutrition tips, and more

  • Instagram
  • Instagram



The Board of Directors of the Suncoast Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics are pleased to announce the start of the 2023-2024 term! The board is looking forward to continued growth of the organization this year. A BIG thank you goes out to last year’s board members for all the hard work they put in.

Why should you join? 

  • Complimentary and discounted CEU credits 

  • Discounted or free admission to SAND events

  • Multiple social and networking opportunities

  • Job posting notifications

  • Community service events

  • Access to membership directory


What do we have in the works this year?

  • Symposium events offered throughout the region so all of our members will be able to attend at least 1 event

  • CEUs offered virtually to allow you to join from the comfort of home

  • Additional smaller social networking opportunities in each local region

  • Community service outreach opportunities


Requirements to join:

  • Active membership with the national Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Complete the membership form located on the Join SAND tab 

  • Pay annual fee via PayPal or Zelle

SAND has aligned with the Academy’s and FAND’s fiscal years 

Active RDs:

  • $30 for membership year June 1, 2023 through May 31, 2024

Active DTRs:

  • $15 for membership year June 1, 2023 through May 31, 2024

Retired members and students:

  • $15 for membership year June 1, 2023 through May 31, 2024


We encourage all local dietitians, past, present, and future, to join SAND this year.


Please allow time for a confirmation email to be sent once you complete the membership form and submit payment.

Questions? Contact via email at anytime!

Make sure to indicate if you would like to be involved in board activities when you fill out the application form.

SAND Socials are a great way to stay connected. 

Click the Events tab to see what opportunities are coming up

Winter in Tampa.jpg
Metro Min 12.18.23.jpg
Winter in Sarasota2.jpg


The Suncoast Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (SAND) is an organization of registered dietitians and dietetic technicians registered who serve the counties of Citrus, Levy, Marion, Pasco, Manatee, Sarasota, Hendry, Sumter, Hernando, Lee, Desoto, Collier, Pinellas, Hillsborough, ​and Charlotte.

The mission of our association is to serve the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition, health and well-being. We are an affiliate of the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

About Us
Check back soon
Once posts are published, you’ll see them here.
bottom of page