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March Chair Message

Welcome to National Nutrition Month!March often means the beginning of Spring, or March Madness for sports fans, but for RDNs, March means National Nutrition Month®.  This year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will focus attention on healthful eating through its theme, Personalize Your Plate, which promotes creating nutritious meals to meet individuals’ cultural and [...]

By |2021-02-26T14:22:44-06:00February 26th, 2021|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments

February Chair Message

Donors Empower Academy Members Through our Foundation!Our Foundation makes a tremendous impact on thousands 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 scholarship, award and [...]

By |2021-02-03T14:31:41-06:00February 1st, 2021|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 2021! 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 |2021-01-05T10:58:24-06:00January 5th, 2021|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments

December Chair Message

Happy Holidays!Our Foundation will be quite busy during this holiday season! In December, we plan to open applications for a number of opportunities, including our 2021 Award and Research Grants. Applicants can apply for funding for continuing education, recognition, international, and program development awards, as well as funding for innovative research in nutrition and dietetics. [...]

By |2020-12-02T10:32:52-06:00December 2nd, 2020|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

November Chair Message

A Month of Giving Thanks!November is a time of year where we celebrate thankfulness. I am grateful for so much including everyone who participated in Foundation virtual events last month at FNCE®. Whether you bid on a silent auction item, donated to our No Show Gala or got outside and participated in our virtual 5k [...]

By |2020-10-29T16:32:34-05:00October 29th, 2020|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

October Chair Message

Our Foundation is Dedicated to Helping Students at all Levels of Study! Ask Academy members about our Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation and most will tell you how proud they are of our commitment to students through our annual scholarship program. As a lifelong educator, this means the world to me as well, and [...]

By |2020-09-30T10:05:30-05:00September 30th, 2020|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments

September Chair Message

FNCE® Foundation Virtual Events – Join us! This year’s FNCE® as a virtual event is shaping up to be a great one, creating new and exciting opportunities for the Academy, members and the Foundation. Over the years, thousands of Academy members have supported our FNCE® Foundation events and we are so grateful. Your generosity helps [...]

By |2020-09-04T11:01:39-05:00August 31st, 2020|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments

August Foundation Chair Message

Welcome to Kids Eat Right Month™!Every August, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation put a spotlight on the importance of healthful eating and active lifestyles for children and their families.  The Kids Eat Right program was created by the Academy and our Foundation in 2014 and mobilizes registered dietitian nutritionists in [...]

By |2020-08-06T10:42:52-05:00August 6th, 2020|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

July Chair Message

Our Foundation is Always Working to Develop the Next Generation of RDNs!Students have always been an important focus for our Foundation. In fact, in 1944, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics received a donation from Dr. Elmer McCollum to provide financial support for a  student pursuing a career in dietetics that would help to eventually [...]

By |2020-07-02T10:16:24-05:00July 2nd, 2020|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments

June Chair Message

A Challenging Year I am honored to serve as your 2020-2021 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Chair and I follow in a long line of individuals who share a passion for our Foundation and profession. While I have had the opportunity to serve in many leadership roles locally and nationally with the Academy and [...]

By |2020-06-01T11:16:06-05:00June 1st, 2020|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments
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