About Indiana Academy

Membership

IAND membership totals more than 1450 food and nutrition professionals in 2017.  The majority are active members whose careers span 20 different areas of practice in Indiana.  329 of our members are students who are studying at one of the six ACEND accredited education programs across the state to become Registered Dietitians or Dietetic Technicians.  82 members have enjoyed a career in Dietetics, have retired, and remain members to continue the tradition of life long learning.

Listed below are current areas of practice and the percent of total Dietetic Professionals for each area in Indiana:

Practice AreaPercent of Total
Consultation and Private Practice33%
Clinical nutrition general27.5%
Community nutrition10%
Long-term care10%
Food & nutrition management/administration8%
Education6.5%
Diabetes care6%
Other5%
Culinary4%
Pediatric3.7%
Renal nutrition3%
Weight management2.5%
Oncology2.2%
Nutrition support2%
School nutrition1.7%
Wellness/prevention1.7%
Business and industry1.6%
Gerontology1.2%
Research1%
Communication/publication<1%
Sports nutrition<1%

Programs and Services

To promote sound nutrition information for the public, the Association sponsors publications, educational events and health fairs. Indiana Academy lobbies for state legislation such as bills that will contribute to the nutritional well-being of the public.