Recognized Nutrition and Dietetics Technician of the Year Award
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recognizes the professional contributions of nutrition and dietetics technicians and encourages their continued participation in the community and Academy activities. Award recipients are selected by their affiliated dietetic organizations. They demonstrate leadership qualities and performance in the Academy or their employment through education, clinical nutrition, foodservice management, public relations, career guidance and legislation.
Each affiliate is allowed to recognize one nutrition and dietetics technician. The list of Recognized Nutrition and Dietetics Technician of the Year Award winners will be published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and each awardee will receive a congratulatory letter and certificate signed by the president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Each affiliate may determine additional recognition.
In addition to the criteria listed below, each affiliates may require additional criteria. Check with the local affiliate for a copy of the requirements and application. Please note there is no age restriction associated with this award.
- Active membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
- Is a Dietetic Technician, Registered. Active participation in national, affiliate, or district association.
- Not previously selected for this award in current or any other affiliate.
- Demonstrated concern for the promotion of optimal health and nutritional status of the population.
- Demonstrated leadership, e.g., legislation, research, education, clinical dietetics, food service management, public relations, career guidance, etc., in the association or employment.
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