Foundation Award and Grant Recipients

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation provides awards and grants to students, practitioners and faculty. These awards and grants recognize the outstanding achievements of Academy members, and encourage individuals to grow as professionals while achieving excellence in new and developing areas of food and nutrition. Scroll down to view all of the award and grant recipients from 2021.

Catherine R. McManus, PhD, RDN, LD

Catherine R. McManus

PhD, RDN, LD
Abbott Nutrition Award in Women’s Health
Funded by Abbott Nutrition

Catherine E. Carter, MS, RDN, LDN

Catherine E. Carter

MS, RDN, LDN
Abbott Nutrition Malnutrition Award
Funded by Abbott Nutrition

Mary Beth Feuling, MS, RD, CSP, CD

Mary Beth Feuling

MS, RD, CSP, CD
Abbott Nutrition Malnutrition Award
Funded by Abbott Nutrition

Kerry K. McMillen MS, RD, CSO, FAND

Kerry K. McMillen

MS, RD, CSO, FAND
Abbott Nutrition Malnutrition Award
Funded by Abbott Nutrition

Arelys Villafane, RDN, LD

Arelys Villafane

RDN, LD
Abbott Nutrition Malnutrition Award
Funded by Abbott Nutrition

Amy Loverin, MS, RDN

Amy Loverin

MS, RDN
Anita Owen Award of Recognition for Innovative Nutrition Education Programs for the Public
Funded by Anita Owen, MA, RD

Caroline Brantley, MS, RD, LDN

Caroline Brantley, MS, RD, LDN

MS, RD, LDN
Amy Joye Memorial Research Award
Funded by friends and family of Amy F. Joye, MS, RD

Amy M. Moore, PhD, RD

Amy M. Moore

PhD, RD
Ann A. Hertzler Memorial Research Grant
Funded by Ann A. Hertzler, PhD, RD

Jaclyn F. Lerner, RD

Jaclyn F. Lerner

RD
Colgate Palmolive Fellowship in Nutrition, Oral Health/Dental Education
Funded by the Colgate Palmolive Company

Kristen P. Hamilton, MSEd, RDN, CSSD, CHES

Kristen P. Hamilton

MSEd, RDN, CSSD, CHES
Commission on Dietetic Registration Advanced Practice Residency Award
Funded by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Jessica M. Lowe, MPH, RDN, CSP

Jessica M. Lowe

MPH, RDN, CSP
Commission on Dietetic Registration Advanced Practice Residency Award
Funded by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Sonya Irish Hauser, PhD

Sonya Irish Hauser

PhD
Commission on Dietetic Registration Faculty Fellowship Award
Funded by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Emily Heying, PhD, RD, LD

Emily Heying

PhD, RD, LD
Commission on Dietetic Registration Faculty Fellowship Award
Funded by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Prabhdeep Sandha, PhD

Prabhdeep Sandha

PhD
Commission on Dietetic Registration Faculty Fellowship Award
Funded by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Rebecca K. Kelly, PhD, RDN, FAND on behalf of Element Health, Inc.

Rebecca K. Kelly

PhD, RDN, FAND on behalf of Element Health, Inc.
Commission on Dietetic Registration Grassroots Marketing Award
Funded by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Navnidhee Batra, MS, RDN, CSO

Navnidhee Batra

MS, RDN, CSO
Commission on Dietetic Registration Leadership Award
Funded by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Kristen Hicks-Roof PhD, RDN, LDN, CLC, FAND

Kristen Hicks-Roof

PhD, RDN, LDN, CLC, FAND
Commission on Dietetic Registration Leadership Award
Funded by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Kathryn Lawson, MS, RDN

Kathryn Lawson

MS, RDN
Commission on Dietetic Registration Leadership Award
Funded by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Zach Wehmeyer, RDN

Zach Wehmeyer

RDN
Commission on Dietetic Registration Leadership Award
Funded by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Lori Faulk Greene, MS, RDN, LDN

Lori Faulk Greene

MS, RDN, LDN
E. Neige Todhunter Memorial Doctoral Fellowship
Funded by a bequest of Dr. E. Neige Todhunter, PhD

Jamie S. Stang, PhD, MPH, RDN

Jamie S. Stang

PhD, MPH, RDN
Elaine R. Monsen Award for Outstanding Research Literature
Funded by family, friends, and associates of Elaine Monsen, PhD, RD

Yea Jin Kim

Yea Jin Kim

Republic of Korea
First International Nutritionist/Dietitian (FIND) Fellowship for Study in the USA
Funded by Alice A. Wimpfheimer, MS, RDN, CDN

Paige Wagner, RDN

Paige Wagner

RDN
Food and Culinary Professionals Dietetic Practice Group Communications and Educational Award
Funded by the Food and Culinary Professionals Dietetic Practice Group

Kristen M. Nicolai

Kristen M. Nicolai

 
Frederick Green Memorial Nutrition Communications Experience Award
Funded by Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD, FAND

Ashley Hintz, RDN, LD

Ashley Hintz

RDN, LD
Gaynold Jensen Memorial Continuing Education Award
Funded by friends and associates of Gaynold Jensen, RD and the Board of the Dietetics in Health Care Communities Dietetic Practice Group

Jala Lockhart, MPH, DTR, CHES

Jala Lockhart

MPH, DTR, CHES
Gwendolyn Rossell Memorial Continuing Education Award
Funded by the Public Health and Community Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group

Cristina Martins, PhD, RDN

Cristina Martins

PhD, RDN
International Affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics International Project Award
Funded by the International Affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Haley W. Parker, MS, RD

Haley W. Parker

MS, RD
Jean Hankin Nutritional Epidemiology Research Grant
Funded by Jean Hankin, DrPH, MS, MPH, RetRD

Erin M. McKinley, PhD, RD, LDN, CLC, CHES

Erin M. McKinley

PhD, RD, LDN, CLC, CHES
Julie O’Sullivan Maillet Research Grant
Funded by Julie O’Sullivan Maillet, PhD, RD, FADA, FAND

Sharon Cox, MA, RDN, LDN, FAND

Sharon Cox

MA, RDN, LDN, FAND
Karen L. Wright Memorial Lecture
Funded by the Alabama Dietetic Association, family and friends

Sharon Doughten, MS, RDN

Sharon Doughten

MS, RDN on behalf of the Greater Cleveland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Lulu G. Graves Nutrition Education Award
Funded by the Greater Cleveland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Alana Marrero González, MHSN, LND

Alana Marrero González

MHSN, LND
Margene Wagstaff Award for Innovation in Dietetics Education
Funded by the family and friends of Margene Wagstaff, MS, RD

Catherine R. McManus, PhD, RDN, LD

Catherine R. McManus

PhD, RDN, LD
Marie and August LoPresti, Sr. Faculty Development Award
Funded by the relatives, friends, and associates of Mr. and Mrs. LoPresti

Amy F. Subar, PhD, MPH, RDN

Amy F. Subar

PhD, MPH, RDN
Mary P. Huddleson Memorial Award
Funded by the friends and associates of Ruby W. Linn

Shannon Galyean, PhD, RDN, LD

Shannon Galyean

PhD, RDN, LD
McCormick Science Institute Research Award
Funded by the McCormick Science Institute

Sally Saban, MS, RD, LD

Sally Saban

MS, RD, LD
Outstanding Preceptor Award: West Coast
Funded by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

Krista Clark, RD, LD

Krista Clark

RD, LD
Outstanding Preceptor Award: West Central
Funded by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

Cindy Finohr, RDN, LD

Cindy Finohr

RDN, LD
Outstanding Preceptor Award: North Central
Funded by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

Cindy Culver, MS, RDN, LD

Cindy Kanarek Culver

MS, RDN, LD
Outstanding Preceptor Award: South Central
Funded by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

Vibhuti Singh, RDN, CDN

Vibhuti Singh

RDN, CDN
Outstanding Preceptor Award: North East
Funded by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

Alice White, MMSc, RD, LDN CNSC

Alice White

MMSc, RD, LDN CNSC
Outstanding Preceptor Award: South East
Funded by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

Elizabeth Hanna, MS, RDN, CDCES

Elizabeth Hanna

MS, RDN, CDCES
Rebecca Snowball Reeves Continuing Education Award
Funded by the Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group and Rebecca Snowball Reeves, DrPH, RD, FAND

Andrea von Helms, MS, RD, CD

Andrea von Helms

MS, RD, CD
Rebecca Snowball Reeves Continuing Education Award
Funded by the Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group and Rebecca Snowball Reeves, DrPH, RD, FAND

Jamie B. Daugherty, PhD, RDN, CSSD

Jamie B. Daugherty

PhD, RDN, CSSD
Susan T. Borra Advancing Food and Nutrition Communications Fellowship Award
Funded by Susan Borra, RD

Roman Pawlak, PhD, RDN

Roman Pawlak

PhD, RDN
Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group Research Grant
Funded by the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetics Practice Group

Nicole Stendell-Hollis, PhD, RDN

Nicole Stendell-Hollis

PhD, RDN
Washington State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Educational Award
Funded by the Washington State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Jeannine Baumgartner, PhD

Jeannine Baumgartner

PhD
Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim International Lecture
Funded by Alice A. Wimpfheimer, MS, RDN, CDN