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Nutrition Care Manual
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The Academy's Nutrition Care Manual is a comprehensive online resource that covers all aspects of nutrition management. NCM’s user-friendly resources include:

  • Disease-specific nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation recommendations.
  • Printable client handouts in English and Spanish.
  • Formulary database.
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The Nutrition Care Process in Pediatric Practice

The Nutrition Care Process in Pediatric Practice

This easy-to use guide shows how to incorporate standardized language—the International Dietetics & Nutrition Terminology (IDNT)—into everyday pediatric practice.

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Deadlines Approaching for Awards and Grants

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation offers awards and research grants to members and dietetics students. Visit the Foundation's website for an application or contact Beth Labrador.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Scholarships

As the largest provider of dietetic scholarships, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation provides funding to deserving students at all levels of study. More than 1,600 students have been awarded scholarships in the last five years, totaling nearly $2.8 million. Graduate scholarships, dietetic internship scholarships undergraduate (didactic or coordinated) scholarships and dietetic technician scholarships are all available. The application deadline is February 15. More information »

Other Foundation Awards and Research Grants with Upcoming Deadlines

February 1 deadline:

  • CDR Leadership Grant (new)
  • CDR Grassroots Marketing Grant (new)
  • Washington State Dietetic Association Educational Award

March 1 deadline:

  • Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Fund for International Exchange in Nutrition, Dietetics and Management Essay Award
  • American Overseas American Overseas Dietetic Association International Project Award (new)
  • Barbara Ann F. Hughes - NEP DPG Continuing Education Award
  • F. Ann Gallagher Award
  • Karen Lechowich Continuing Education Award
  • Mary Abbott Hess Award for Recognition of an Innovative Food/Culinary Effort

April 1 deadline:

  • The Foundation's named research funds are available annually to Academy members at all levels of practice. These grants focus on areas such as renal disease, childhood obesity, nutrition and oral health, diabetes medical nutrition therapy, diet and neurological disorders and nutritional epidemiology. Download an application or contact Beth Labrador with questions.

Grace L. Ostenso Nutrition and Public Policy Fellowship

The application deadline is February 15 for the Grace L. Ostenso Nutrition and Public Policy Fellowship. The fellowship supports an Academy member's participation in the Congressional Science and Engineering Fellows Program, spending one year in Washington, D.C., working as a special assistant in a government or legislative position that would benefit from scientific and engineering input.

Applicant must possess a doctorate or equivalent degree and be an Academy member. The registered dietitian credential is preferred, but not required. The program is coordinated by the American Association for the Advancement of Science; 30 other scientific and engineering societies also have participating fellows.

Application information. Questions? Email Beth Labrador or call 800/877-1600, ext. 4821.

Donations may be made to the Ostenso Fellowship Fund. Write "Grace L. Ostenso" in the memo area of your check and send it to: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606.

Food Safety Student Challenge

The Foundation has a new scholarship opportunity for students. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation/ConAgra Foods' Food Safety Student Challenge was developed around the Home Food Safety campaign. Nine scholarships of $4,500 are available. The deadline to apply is February 1.

More information or to download an application.

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