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Request For Nominations

In addition to the annual Nutrition Entrepreneurs Award that is given at FNCE every fall, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics honors members who demonstrate active participation, leadership and devotion to the Academy and service to the profession through its prestigious annual awards.

These include the Marjorie Hulsizer Copher Award, Lenna Frances Cooper Memorial Lecture, Medallion Awards, Excellence in Practice Awards and Media Excellence Award.

The Networking and Awards Committee is seeking nominations from you to submit to the Academy Honors Committee.

Here is the link to the site which provides details such as criteria for qualifications and scoring criteria. Please read these carefully. For example, in order to be considered by the Academy Honors Committee, nominees for the Medallion Award must earn a minimum of 70 points.

There are many trailblazing achievers that are potential award winners in our practice group.

Who do you know who should recognized? In addition to nominating others, self-nominations are encouraged!

For consideration, we will need from you no later than 12:00 pm EST on Friday, December 16:

  •     A cover letter written in the third person
  •     Resume or CV

Please send the nominations or any questions to Awards Team at Please include the subject “National Award Nominations” in the subject of your email.

Thank you so much and we’re looking forward to celebrating national award winners during FNCE in Washington, D.C., October 20-23, 2018!