March Chair Message

Welcome to National Nutrition Month!March often means the beginning of Spring, or March Madness for sports fans, but for RDNs, March means National Nutrition Month®.  This year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will focus attention on healthful eating through its theme, Personalize Your Plate, which promotes creating nutritious meals to meet individuals’ cultural and [...]

By |2021-05-06T13:15:33-05:00February 26th, 2021|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments

Remembering Joncier Greene during Black History Month: Her Legacy and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

In honor of Black History Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation celebrates pioneers who have made a lasting impact. Joncier Greene, MS, RD was a trailblazer within the nutrition and dietetics profession. As an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics member for 29 years, she served in several leadership capacities at the local and [...]

By |2021-02-22T11:14:59-06:00February 19th, 2021|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Past Foundation Fellow Debbie Petitpain Shares Her Insight on How Our Foundation Empowers Students on the RD2BE Podcast

Academy Spokesperson, Debbie Petitpain, MS, RDN, LDN recently joined the RD2BE Podcast as a guest with host and past Foundation Board member, Carl Barnes, MS, RD to discuss ways our Foundation empowers students to succeed on their path to a career in nutrition and dietetics. Over the course of Petitpain’s 20-year career, she has received [...]

By |2021-02-24T08:59:25-06:00February 18th, 2021|Foundation News|0 Comments

Free Webinar: Improving Food and Nutrition Security in America: An Opportunity for Food Retail Dietitians

Join the Academy Foundation and host Allison Yoder, MA, RDN, LD for a free webinar and earn 1.5 CPEUs on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 from 1-2:30 p.m. (Central time). Discover the levers driving heightened food security awareness, hear government and policy updates addressing food and nutrition security in America, learn about resources available to assist [...]

By |2021-02-18T15:19:54-06:00February 18th, 2021|Foundation News|0 Comments

Remembering Sarah Wilder during Black History Month: Her Legacy and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

In honor of Black History Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation celebrates pioneers who have made a lasting impact. Sarah M. Wilder, PhD, RD, was a trailblazer within the Academy and the nutrition and dietetics profession. As a founding member of the Academy’s National Organization of Blacks in Dietetics and [...]

By |2021-02-15T13:26:08-06:00February 15th, 2021|Foundation News, Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

Remembering Lenora Moragne During Black History Month: Her Legacy and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

In honor of Black History Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation celebrates pioneers who have made a lasting impact. Lenora Moragne, PhD, MS, RD 1931 – 2020 Lenora Moragne, PhD, MS, RD, was a distinguished public servant and registered dietitian nutritionist. A leader in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, she [...]

By |2021-02-09T10:31:55-06:00February 5th, 2021|Recipient Spotlight|0 Comments

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Achieves Charity Navigator’s 4 Star Rating

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation has once again received a 4 Star Charity Navigator rating, its highest possible rating.  Charity Navigator is the largest and most utilized charity evaluator in America, helping to guide intelligent giving by evaluating the financial health, accountability and transparency of over 9,000 charities. This achievement reflects the diligent [...]

By |2021-02-03T13:29:59-06:00February 3rd, 2021|Foundation News|0 Comments

February Chair Message

Donors Empower Academy Members Through our Foundation!Our Foundation makes a tremendous impact on thousands of Academy members each year through our scholarships, awards, research grants, fellowships, disaster relief efforts and public health and nutrition education programs like Kids Eat Right and Future of Food. I am amazed by the great work our scholarship, award and [...]

By |2021-05-06T13:16:24-05:00February 1st, 2021|Foundation Chair Message, Foundation News|0 Comments
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