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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Fellows

Current Fellows Stephen Alajajian, RDN Project: Gardens for Health International Funded by: The Academy Foundation Research Endowment Stephen Alajajian is a registered dietitian nutritionist with a passion for serving culturally and linguistically diverse people. Through his fellowship, he is currently the Senior Nutrition Technical Adviser for Gardens for Health [...]

By |2017-10-12T09:42:39-05:00October 10th, 2017|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Leaders Hosting Receptions to Raise Awareness and Funds for Second Century

Judith A Gilbride PhD, RD, CDN, FADA, FAND; Jean Minskoff Grant, MA; and Julie O’Sullivan Maillet hosted a reception in the Upper East Side of Manhattan on Friday evening, September 15, 2017, to create some grassroots awareness and raise funds for the Academy Foundation’s Second Century Initiative. In addition to being leaders in the [...]

By |2018-02-22T15:20:23-05:00September 21st, 2017|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Supports the Second Century Campaign

The New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics accepted the Academy Foundations' Affiliate Challenge to raise funds for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Second Century Initiative and gave it a great effort. Carol DeNysschen, PhD, MPH, RD, FAND, NYSAND President-Elect and Second Century Initiative Liaison, educated their membership throughout the year with Second [...]

By |2017-07-12T08:59:55-05:00July 11th, 2017|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

State Fund Raising Champion Raises Funds in Her Own Way

Christina Nelson, MS, RD, LD, the volunteer fundraising champion for the West Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, put together another successful fund raiser for the Academy Foundation at this year’s WVAND Annual Meeting. A total of $1,175 was raised on behalf of the Foundation and Christina designed coffee mugs that were provided as a [...]

By |2017-05-23T13:36:49-05:00May 19th, 2017|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Leaders Hosting Reception to Raise Awareness and Funds for Second Century

Barbara J Ivens, MS, RDN, FADA, FAND, and Stella H Cash, MS, MED, FAND, hosted a brunch in Cash’s Bath, Michigan home on Saturday afternoon, May 13, 2017, to create some grassroots awareness and raise funds for the Academy Foundation’s Second Century Initiative. Both Barbara and Stella are past Academy Foundation Chairs, and have championed [...]

By |2017-05-18T10:05:31-05:00May 18th, 2017|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Pennsylvania Affiliate and Fundraising Champion Give Back to Foundation

The Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Jessica Bachman, PhD, MPH, MS, RD, the Academy Foundation's volunteer Fundraising Champion for Pennsylvania, recently held a very creative T-Shirt Fundraiser. Donors could choose one of four t-shirts with the PAND logo  and the effort sold 55 t-shirts, raising $355.60 on behalf of the Academy of [...]

By |2017-03-30T12:01:38-05:00March 30th, 2017|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Leaders Hosting Receptions to Raise Awareness and Funds for the Second Century!

Mary Abbott Hess LHD, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, hosted a reception in her Chicago, Ill. home on Thursday evening, February 23, 2017 to create some grassroots awareness and raise funds for the Academy Foundation's Second Century Campaign. More than 25 Academy and Chicago Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics members from around the area gathered in [...]

By |2017-05-18T09:43:56-05:00March 8th, 2017|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Grant Recipients Express Their Appreciation!

Sharon Foley, PhD, RD, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Nutrition at Rush University and Hillary Zellner, BS, a dietetic intern and graduate student at Rush University Medical Center (Chicago, IL) were welcome guests at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, February 23, 2017. Foley [...]

By |2017-02-27T09:56:31-05:00February 27th, 2017|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Leaders Hosting Receptions to Raise Awareness and Funds for the Second Century!

Diane Heller, MMSc, RDN, LD, FAND, hosted a reception in her Marietta, Georgia home on Sunday, December 11, 2016 to create some grassroots awareness and raise funds for the Academy Foundation’s Second Century Initiative. More than 40 Academy members and students from around the area attended, with a program that included Academy President-elect and [...]

By |2016-12-20T14:25:01-05:00December 20th, 2016|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Academy Foundation Leaders Hosting Receptions to Raise Awareness and Funds for the Second Century!

Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD, FAND, hosted a reception in her Dallas, Texas home on Thursday, December 1, 2016 to create some grassroots awareness and raise funds for the Academy’s Second Century Initiative. Thirty-eight Academy members and students from around the area attended, enjoying the evening with food and refreshments catered by culinary expert and [...]

By |2016-12-07T10:34:07-05:00December 6th, 2016|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments