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Academy Member and Foundation Donor, Mary Abbott Hess, LHD, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, Crafts Handmade Jewelry for the Benefit of the Foundation!

Support the Foundation when you give a gift of MaryMade Jewelry this Holiday Season Order MaryMade Jewelry at www.etsy.com/shop/marymadejewelry and select from an array of eclectic jewelry, including necklaces, earrings and bracelets for yourself or to give as gifts this holiday season. Each item has been handcrafted by Mary Abbott Hess, a former Academy President, [...]

By |2019-11-18T09:43:48-06:00November 15th, 2019|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

November Chair Message

A Month of Giving Thanks! November is a time of year where we celebrate thankfulness.  I’m grateful for so much including everyone who participated in Foundation events last month at FNCE®. Whether you attended a Saturday Symposium, bid on a silent auction item at the Foundation booth or joined in the celebration at our Foundation [...]

By |2019-11-08T12:16:40-06:00November 8th, 2019|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

Research Fellowship: Early Complementary Feeding of Eggs in Rural Guatemala

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation (Foundation) with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Academy), the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, is seeking a licensed nutrition and dietetics professional from Guatemala to serve as a research fellow. The fellow will participate in a research project titled “Early Complementary Feeding of Eggs [...]

By |2019-10-09T09:38:39-05:00October 9th, 2019|Fellowship, Foundation News|0 Comments

October Chair Message

Let’s Get Students Involved in FNCE®! This year, the Academy and our Foundation are placing a great emphasis on getting students to FNCE® and involving them throughout the whole conference. I applaud the Academy and ACEND®'s new School Spirit Challenge, holding a friendly competition to see which programs can bring the most students to Philadelphia. [...]

By |2019-09-30T13:17:29-05:00September 30th, 2019|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

2019 October Donor Profile: Harriet Cloud

Harriet began her career within the dietetics profession in 1946 after completing a B.S. degree in Dietetics and Food Service Management from Kansas State University and a dietetic internship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Her early years of work consisted of hospital dietetics, public health nutrition, and finally Director of Nutrition at the [...]

By |2019-09-26T15:04:30-05:00September 26th, 2019|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

September 2019 Monthly Message

Who is Coming to FNCE®? Preparations for next month’s FNCE® in Philadelphia are well underway, and by all accounts, it is shaping up to be a great one. This year, I will experience FNCE® as your Chair of the Foundation. I am looking forward to thanking donors, catching up with colleagues, taking in some [...]

By |2019-09-30T11:37:29-05:00August 29th, 2019|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

September Spotlight on Malnutrition

2019 Abbott Nutrition Alliance Award Recipient Highlights The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation’s (Foundation) Abbott Nutrition Alliance Award recognizes up to four Academy members annually working in a hospital setting who have made significant contributions to improve awareness and take action to address malnutrition with an award of $1,400. To be eligible, candidates must be [...]

By |2019-08-29T14:30:38-05:00August 29th, 2019|Foundation News|0 Comments

September 2019 Donor Profile – Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD, FAND

Neva Cochran, is an award winning registered dietitian nutritionist and nutrition communications consultant in Dallas, Texas, who partners with food, nutrition and agricultural organizations to promote positive, accurate, scientific-based nutrition messages.What motivated you to donate to the Foundation for the first time? And what has inspired you to continue giving?I don’t actually remember when I [...]

By |2019-08-27T12:39:27-05:00August 27th, 2019|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

2019 Edna and Robert Langholz International Nutrition Award Winner

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation has announced Stanley J. Dudrick, M.D. Professor of Surgery, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, as the winner of the 2019 Edna and Robert Langholz International Nutrition Award.The Edna and Robert Langholz International Nutrition Award recognizes an individual for his or her outstanding contribution in the field of nutrition [...]

By |2019-08-16T12:48:47-05:00August 16th, 2019|Foundation News|0 Comments

The Qualified Charitable Distribution Rule and Your Academy Foundation!

Your Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation is the largest charitable organization solely dedicated to nutrition and dietetics. Donations support Foundation scholarships, awards, grants, public nutrition education programs and disaster relief efforts. The Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) rule now helps you reduce your Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) by contributing to the Foundation, reducing your taxes [...]

By |2019-08-09T09:54:58-05:00August 9th, 2019|Foundation News|0 Comments