• Nominator's Information (You)

  • Nominee's Information

    Nominees must be a member of KAND, TAND and AND ("Friends of KAND" are not eligible). The Iris Award nominee should NOT be a member of KAND/TAND/AND.
  • Charitable Community Nutrition Award

    KAND is excited to announce the addition of a new award this year, the Charitable Community Nutrition Award. The recipient of this award must be a non-profit organization that aligns with KAND's mission to promote optimal nutrition, health, and well-being in the community. A committee will review and score the nominations to select the recipient that best aligns with the initiatives of KAND. The award will be presented next Spring during our awards ceremony. If you nominate an organization below, you may be contacted at a later date to supply additional information about the organization.

 


 

Applications: By Invite Only

Do not complete an application until you have been emailed by the KAND Awards Chair. The following has been made available for your reference until an invitation to apply has been extended.

Outstanding Dietetic Educator Award (ODEA)

Description: Must be a member of the Academy; faculty with academic or supervised practice 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.

Application & Due Date: Please complete the ODEA DataSheet.doc by Dec. 31, 2016. Send to the KAND Awards Chair (Note – do not send or submit to any TAND or AND contacts that may be listed on the form).

General Requirements: 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)

Description: 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.

Application & Due Date: Please complete the ODSA DataSheet.doc by Jan. 30, 2017. Send to the KAND Awards Chair (Note – do not send or submit to any TAND or AND contacts that may be listed on the form).

General Requirements: Completed data sheet, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation.


Recognized Dietetic Technician of the Year Award  (RDTY)

Description: 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.

Application & Due Date: Please complete the Recognized RDTY DataSheet.doc by Jan. 30, 2017. Send to the KAND Awards Chair (Note – do not send or submit to any TAND or AND contacts that may be listed on the form).

General Requirements: Completed data sheet, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation.


Outstanding Dietitian of the Year Award (ODY)

Description: 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.

Application & Due Date: Please complete the ODY DataSheet.doc by Jan. 30, 2017. Send to the KAND Awards Chair (Note – do not send or submit to any TAND or AND contacts that may be listed on the form).

General Requirements:Completed data sheet, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation. Completed data sheet, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation.


Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year Award (RYDY)

Description: 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.

Application & Due Date: Please complete the RYDY DataSheet.doc by Jan. 30, 2017. Send to the KAND Awards Chair (Note – do not send or submit to any TAND or AND contacts that may be listed on the form).

General Requirements: Completed data sheet, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation.


Emerging Dietetic Leader Award (EDL)

Description: 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.

Application & Due Date: Please complete the EDL DataSheet.doc by Jan. 30, 2017. Send to the KAND Awards Chair (Note – do not send or submit to any TAND or AND contacts that may be listed on the form).

General Requirements: Completed data sheet, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation.


Iris Award

Description: 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.

Application & Due Date: The Iris Award application requirements listed below are due Jan. 30, 2017. Send to the KAND Awards Chair (Note – do not send or submit to any TAND or AND contacts that may be listed on the form).

General Requirements: 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

Description: 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.

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.”