Happy Holidays!Our Foundation is welcoming in December by opening our 2020 Award and Research Grant applications. I encourage everyone to check out our application portal for a long list of opportunities available to all Academy members. There are awards for students as well as seasoned professionals such as continuing education, recognition, international and program development. [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]