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September Spotlight on Malnutrition

2018 Abbott Nutrition Alliance Award Recipient Highlights The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation’s Abbott Nutrition Alliance Award recognizes up to four Academy members annually working in a hospital setting who have made significant contributions to improve awareness and take action to address malnutrition with an award of $1,400. To be eligible, candidates must be [...]

By |2018-08-30T10:08:01-05:00August 30th, 2018|Foundation News, Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Foundation Scholarship Recipient Luke Shealy

Scholarship Recipient Luke Shealy Thanks the Foundation Board and its Donors Luke Shealy visited the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Board meeting on June 14, 2018, in Denver, Colo., to thank the Foundation for awarding him a scholarship and share an update on his career pursuits. Shealy received a bachelor of arts in [...]

By |2018-07-02T09:21:14-05:00June 29th, 2018|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Life University Dietetic Students Get Creative and Raise Money for the Foundation

Christina Green, is the Vice President of the Student Nutrition and Dietetics Association at Life University in Marietta, Ga. The SNDA is a student led organization that promotes nutrition education on campus, supports charitable activities such as volunteering in the community, and provides a social network for dietetic students. Green believes in the support the [...]

By |2018-04-26T08:58:52-05:00April 25th, 2018|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Foundation Fundraising Champion Shares Why She Raises Funds

Rachel Sallade, MS, RD, LD, works as a Registered Dietitian for the Marshall University Nutrition Education Program, is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is the current volunteer Foundation Fundraising Champion for her local West Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics affiliate. Sallade put together a basket drawing fund raiser [...]

By |2019-03-05T13:53:08-06:00April 18th, 2018|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Academy Fellowship Program

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Fellowship program funds and deploys dynamic, registered dietitian nutritionists to remote corners of the globe to conduct research and provide nutrition education by investing in outcomes that improve and sustain nutritional health locally and globally. Foundation Fellows are Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics member RDNs who are selected [...]

By |2018-04-10T15:37:11-05:00April 10th, 2018|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Distinguished Donor and Academy Member, Colonel Frances G. Ballentine, MS, RetRD, Leaves a Legacy with the Academy Foundation

Colonel Frances Gasson Ballentine, MS, RetRD, an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics member since 1944 and a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel, passed away in November of 2017 at the age of 95, bequeathing more than $250,000 to the Academy Foundation through her estate. Colonel Ballentine had a distinguished career in the United States Air [...]

By |2018-02-22T15:16:43-06:00January 26th, 2018|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Why Do Academy Members Support their Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation?

“I choose to give to the Academy Foundation because I value the work it does. The scope of the Academy is focused on the advancing the profession. I value the Academy Foundation because it allows for an important focused effort on philanthropy with their scholarship, grant and nutrition education programs.I am especially passionate about the [...]

By |2017-11-21T14:27:56-06:00November 21st, 2017|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

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