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2016-2017 Specialty Practice Certification Scholarship Winners

 

Kristi Edwards: Completed the Adult Weight Management Certification Training (click here or below on icon)

 

      

 

Lindsey Joe: Completed the Adult Weight Management Certification Training-Level 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016-2017 TN Academy Awards

Award Eligibility - The TN Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics uses the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics award guidelines to establish eligibility for Award selection. Please refer to the specific criteria for each Award to determine eligibility. A complete listing of Award criteria can be found at http://www.eatright.org

 

Award Process- All district submissions should first go to your district awards chair to be forwarded collectively to the TN Academy awards chair and committee according to the guidelines.  Electronic submissions are permissible, however please write-protect your document to ensure original and accurate data.

 

All Award nominations are now closed.

 

Award

Description

Due

General Requirements

Outstanding Dietetic  Educator Award (ODEA)

Must be a member of the Academy; faculty with academic or supervised proactice appointments or preceptors in ACEND-accredited dietetics education program; demonstrate innovative teaching skills and techniques, demonstrate mentoring as documented by letters from students, and demonstrate leadership in the profession.  
 

 

By December 31, 2016. Send to Emily Maddux Awards Chair,

emadduxtand@gmail.com

Click below for application:
ODEA DataSheet.doc

(note – do not send or submit to Academy education coordinator as listed on the form.)

Completed typed data sheet, resume, and 3 letters of recommendation, including 1 from a student.   Provide the name, email, phone number, and affiliation to the nominee in each of the 3 letters of recommendation.

Outstanding Dietetic Student Award (ODSA)

Must be a member of Academy (by January of the year in which the award is received), enrolled in ACEND-accredited dietetics education program, demonstrate academic achievement as documented by letters from program faculty or preceptors, and demonstrate leadership and professional potential.  

Due by January 30, 2017. Send to Emily Maddux, Awards Chair,

emadduxtand@gmail.com

Click below for application:
ODSA DataSheet.doc

(note – do not send or submit to Academy  as listed on the form.) 

 

Completed data sheet, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation.

Recognized Dietetic Technician of the Year Award  (RDTY)

Member in the Academy; is a Dietetic Technician, Registered; Active participation in national, affiliate, or district association. Not previously selected for this award. 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. 

Due by January 30, 2017. Send to Emily Maddux, Awards Chair,

emadduxtand@gmail.com

Click below for application:
Recognized RDTY data collection sheet.doc

Completed data sheet, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation.

Outstanding Dietitian of the Year Award (ODY)

Member of the Academy , active participant in the national, affiliate, and district association, not have previously received the award; demonstrate concern for the promotion of optimal health and nutrition status of the population, and demonstrate leadership in the association or employment, minimum of 35 years old AND worked a minimum of 10 years as RDN.

Due by January 30, 2017. Send to Emily Maddux, Awards Chair,

emadduxtand@gmail.com

Click below for application:
ODY data collection sheet.doc

Completed data sheet, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation.

Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year Award (RYDY)

Must be 35 years of age or younger as of May 1: member of the Academy; active participant in national, affiliate, or district association, not have previously received this award; demonstrate concern for the promotion of optimal health and nutrition status of the population; is a Registered Dietitian; and demonstrate leadership in the association or employment. 

Due by January 30, 2017. Send to Emily Maddux, Awards Chair,

emadduxtand@gmail.com

Click below for application:
RYDY data collection sheet.doc

Completed data sheet, resume, and 2 letters of recommenation

Emerging Dietetic Leader Award (EDL)

Must have been in practice for greater than 5 years and less than ten years.  Must be a member of the Academy; active participant in the national, affiliate, or district association for at least 5 years; not have previously received the EDL Award; demonstrate concern for the promotion of optimal health and nutrition status of the population; and demonstrate leadership in the association, community or employment.  

Due by January 30, 2017. Send to Emily Maddux, Awards Chair,

emadduxtand@gmail.com

Click below for application:
EDL data collection sheet.doc

Completed data sheet, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation.

Iris Award

The annual IRIS Award is given to an individual who has contributed significantly to the field of dietetics and/or specifically TN Academy. 

 

Must NOT be an RD or member of The Academy/TN Academy, must be known to Dietetics throughout the area, and must contribute to nutrition in one of the following ways:
a) promotes the advancement of the field of nutrition through scientific knowledge or technical skills
b) demonstrates goodwill through notable service in furthering the advancement of dietetics and promotes its high standards through resources, time, financial or personal support
c) furthers the cultural growth of dietetics
d) contributes to the public awareness of dietetics.  

Due by January 30, 2017. Send to Emily Maddux, Awards Chair,

emadduxtand@gmail.com

No specific form--see the next box for details. 

Applications for the Iris Award should include contact information, a resume, and 3 letters of recommendation from the nominating individuals.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Awards

TN Academy members are encouraged to nominate colleagues for the Academy's professional practice awards. These include: Cooper, Copher, Medallion, Honorary Member, and ADAF Awards for Excellence in Practice.
 

 

For more information , visit www.eatright.org     

Once you have logged in, go to left side, middle of page select  "Honors/Grants/Awards",select ANDF, under "Awards" select "Continuing Education Awards".

 

Other awards from the Academy for Academy members.  Click here for a list & information

 

Scholarships                                   **** TO ALL STUDENTS****

 

Scholarships: General Information---THIS IS NOW CLOSED.  CHECK WITH US IN FALL 2017

TN Academy awards scholarships to outstanding dietetic students who reside in Tennessee. The purpose of the TN Academy Scholarship Award is to recognize dietetics students who demonstrate outstanding scholastic ability and professional potential. Applicants are judged on grade point average; ability to follow directions, organize information, and complete the application; writing skills; references; participation and leadership in professional activities; having a well-rounded lifestyle (i.e., involvement in part-time jobs, volunteerism, and extracurricular activities); and, when present, a financial need.

 

For the 2017-2018 school year 3 TN Academy scholarships in the amount of $500.00 each will be given. Application requirements include:

1. Completed application form
2. Official transcript (send an eSRIPT-SAFE versions to Emily Maddux)
3. Personal letter indicating professional goals
4. Letter from academic advisor
5. Letter from registered dietitian who has supervised a clinical or field training experience of the student
    (letters of reference should be emailed from the professional email address of the reference as a PDF file

        and sent to Emily Maddux with the subject: TAND scholarship reference : *Applicant’s Name*)
6. Applications must be postmarked by November 30, 2016.

Scholarships are awarded annually during the spring TN Academy meeting, Monday, March 20, 2017, Nashville Airport Marriott 600 Marriott Drive, Nashville, TN 37214
 

Click Here for the Application for the 2017-2018 Academic Year 

 

Certification Scholarships

TN Academy awards committee will be accepting scholarship applications for any CDR/AND approved specialty practice certification.  That means that if you are interested in an advanced specialty certification other than Adult and Adolescent Weight management or the Adult Weight Management Certification, you are eligible to apply, as long as it is approved by CDR.

Applications must be postmarked by September 1, 2016.

Click here for the Application for the 2016-2017 Certification Scholarship. 

 

 

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2015-2016 Weight Management Certificate Training Winners

 

Cari Riker:  Winner of the Adult Weight Management Certification Training

Kristin Pressnell:  Winner of the Pediatric Weight Management Certificate Training

 

 

 

2014-2015 Weight Management Certificate Training Winner

 

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