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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

December Monthly Message

Happy Holidays! For most of us, the December holiday season comes with many happy childhood memories. Those of you who are parents and grandparents (or aunts and uncles) want to continue those happy times by making sacrifices, both big and small, to help future generations feel the joy and security that we felt. The mission [...]

By |2018-12-04T13:15:50-05:00December 4th, 2018|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments

November Monthly Message

Remember the Foundation on National Giving Tuesday this November! For those of you who attended FNCE® 2018 in Washington, DC, I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did. I had the honor of speaking about the Foundation to a dozen different groups there, including DPG and affiliate leaders, the House of Delegates, Fifty-Year [...]

By |2018-11-02T12:42:58-05:00November 2nd, 2018|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments

October Monthly Message

October Always Means FNCE®! What do you think of when you realize it’s October? Pumpkin-flavored everything? Halloween? If you’re an Academy member, October means FNCE®. This year’s FNCE® in Washington, DC offers many exciting Foundation-related activities. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, three Foundation Nutrition Symposia are offered on Saturday, October 20, giving you [...]

By |2018-10-02T11:59:51-05:00October 2nd, 2018|Foundation Chair Message|0 Comments

September Monthly Message

September Means Scholarships and a Focus on Malnutrition! To me, September always feels like a month of transition, with kids returning to school and the weather gradually changing to autumn temperatures. This year, September is also when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation awarded its scholarships. In Academy member surveys, year after year, [...]

By |2019-05-28T16:07:13-05:00September 11th, 2018|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments