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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

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