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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

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

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

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

August Chair Message

Welcome to Kids Eat Right Month™! Our Foundation continues to do great things for Academy members and our profession. I have a number of things to share with you this month that will have a significant impact on individual Academy members, our profession, communities across the country and even the overall public health of [...]

By |2019-08-01T08:56:28-05:00August 1st, 2019|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

July Monthly Message

Off to a Great Start! I had the opportunity a few weeks ago to chair the Foundation’s first board meeting of the new fiscal year. We had two productive days in Chicago with dedicated individuals who are giving their time, treasure and talent to our Foundation, all in an effort to better our profession. The [...]

By |2019-07-01T15:26:35-05:00July 1st, 2019|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments

June Monthly Message

June Chair Message - Making a Difference in Our Own Unique Way! I’m honored to serve as your new Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Chair.  Only a few years ago, I sat in the audience as an attendee at the Foundation Gala.  Videos of scholarship recipients and fellows played throughout the evening as [...]

By |2019-05-30T14:43:21-05:00May 30th, 2019|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

May Monthly Message

Thanks for Two Great Years! I’m sure you’ll read plenty of messages this month from Academy members in leadership roles saying things like, “It’s hard to believe it’s May already”, or “I can’t believe my term is ending”, and I confess, I have the same sentiments. These past two years as Chair of the Academy [...]

April Monthly Message

Scholarship Applications and a Fellowship Opportunity are Now Open – Apply Today! April is turning out to be an exciting month in terms of opportunities with the Foundation.  Scholarship applications for all levels of study for the 2019-20 academic year are due on Monday, April 22.  Last year, the Foundation awarded more than 230 [...]

By |2019-05-09T16:33:52-05:00April 5th, 2019|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments

March Monthly Message

Let’s Celebrate National Nutrition Month! No need to tell any of you that it’s National Nutrition Month.  Dietitians, dietetic technicians, and students in dietetics programs have all been helping to publicize it since its inception decades ago. In these days of crazy and extreme diet-related fads, the basic messages of balance and variety in [...]

By |2019-05-09T16:39:07-05:00February 28th, 2019|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments