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April Chair Message

Our Foundation is Here For You, Now More Than Ever!As I pen this message, I find myself reflecting on the different challenges each of us will face as we navigate through these unprecedented times. Our challenges come in different forms, but one thing we all share in common is the concern for the health and [...]

By |2020-04-01T11:26:38-05:00April 1st, 2020|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments

2020 March Donor Profile: Connie Diekman

Connie Diekman, M.Ed, RD, CSSD, LD, FADA, FAND is a Food and Nutrition Consultant in St. Louis, Missouri. Diekman is a Former President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a former chair of the American Heart Association – Missouri affiliate. She is immediate Past Chair of the Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group, [...]

By |2020-03-05T07:24:55-06:00March 5th, 2020|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

March Chair Message

Welcome to National Nutrition Month! March means many things to many people, the beginning of Spring, St. Patrick’s Day, March Madness, but for RDNs it also means National Nutrition Month®. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Eat Right, Bite by Bite Campaign has many great resources that you can use to encourage your [...]

By |2020-03-03T14:13:13-06:00March 2nd, 2020|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

2020 February Donor Profile: Leslie Bonci

Leslie J. Bonci is a RDN/CSSD/LDN and owner of Active Eating Advice and co-founder of Performance365 - a sports nutrition consulting company. She was a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for 8 years, chair of SCAN and Professional Issues Delegate. Bonci have been a sports dietitian for 30 years, have been [...]

By |2020-02-13T08:40:15-06:00February 12th, 2020|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

February Chair Message

Donors Empower Academy Members Through our Foundation! Our Foundation makes a tremendous impact on hundreds of Academy members each year through our scholarships, awards, research grants, fellowships, disaster relief efforts and public health and nutrition education programs like Kids Eat Right and Future of Food. I am amazed by the great work our Award [...]

By |2020-02-03T11:31:31-06:00February 3rd, 2020|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments

January Chair Message

Happy New Year! On behalf of our Foundation Board of Directors and Staff, I wish you a happy and successful 2020! We are looking forward to another prosperous year contributing to the lives of hundreds of Academy members through our annual scholarships, awards and research grants. We would not be able to positively impact our [...]

By |2020-01-06T15:28:03-06:00January 6th, 2020|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

December Monthly Message

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. [...]

By |2019-12-03T11:42:53-06:00December 3rd, 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