Do you know a fabulous dietetic educator? We are now accepting nominations for this year’s Outstanding Dietetic Educator of the Year award! Take time to honor those who work tirelessly to inspire and impart knowledge on dietetic students in Utah. There are so many wonderful dietetic programs across our state and there is no shortage of deserving professionals. The nomination form can be downloaded from this blog post, simply click here! Below you will find a message from Adrienne Aldous explaining the award and how you can nominate your favorite professor or colleague.
Click the link above to download the application form for submission for nominations (one per program type) in the Coordinated Program in Dietetics, Dietetic Internship, or Didactic Program in Dietetics. Applicants must be a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. They must have demonstrated innovative teaching skills and techniques. The committee will be looking for strong mentoring skills as well as leadership in national, state, or district dietetic association activities, community service, honors received, scientific and professional presentations, publications, employment, etc. The UAND Scholarship and Awards Committee will do the final review and selection. Please send the Data Sheet and a letter of support for your nominations to me by December 15, 2012.
Adrienne Aldous, Ph.D. R.D.