Award Nominations have been extended until March 15!
SNEB Nutrition Education Research Award - new in 2016
The SNEB Nutrition Education Research Award will be given to acknowledge outstanding research achievement in the field of nutrition education.
Criteria for Selection:
1. Recipients must currently be a member of SNEB and have been a professional member of SNEB for at least 5 years
2. Recipients must be nominated and sponsored by a current SNEB member in any membership category. Self-nominations are acceptable.
3. Recipients must have a record of outstanding achievement in the field of nutrition education research. This could include breadth and quality of accomplishments in terms of publications, invited presentations, grants received, students mentored, and/or invitations to serve on national panels within their area of research.
Deadline for nominations is March 15. SNEB Awards Committee will evaluate.
SNEB Nutrition Education for Children Poster Award - new in 2016
SNEB Annual Conference are eligible to be considered for the SNEB Nutrition Education for Children Student Research Award. All students are eligible, regardless of educational attainment (undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students) and do not have to be members of SNEB or the Nutrition Education for Children Division to be included.
After all abstracts have been accepted by SNEB, a representative of the SNEB Nutrition Education for Children Division will review the content for research pertaining to children (defined as ages 0 – 18.) Regardless of their original accepted presentation format (oral or poster), students will be invited by the Division to present posters during a special poster section to be held at the SNEB conference. Invitations to participate and additional details will be sent by email May 1. Your decision to participate must be received by June 1.
During the Annual Conference session posters will be reviewed by at least three reviewers. Students must attend the poster session to be considered for the award. The winner of this student research award will receive recognition at the Annual Conference and a small monetary prize provided by the division.
Helen Denning Ullrich Annual Award for Lifetime Excellence in Nutrition Education
Established for the purpose of providing an annual award in honor of Helen Denning Ullrich which recognizes an SNEB member for outstanding achievement in the field of nutrition education. Helen was one of a group of pioneering leaders who were dedicated to making sound nutrition education a tool for effective change. She was the first Editor of the Journal of Nutrition Education.
Congratulations to the 2015 award recipient
Cheryl Achterberg, PhD
Past Winners Include:
Susan Nitzke, PhD, RD (2014)
Marilyn Briggs, PhD, RD, SNS (2013)
Patricia "Trish" Britten, PhD and Isobel R. Contento, PhD (2012)
Margo Wootan, DSc (2011)
Suzanne Pelican, MS, RD (2010)
Alice Henneman, MS, RD (2009)
Adrienne White, PhD, RD (2008)
Lynn Parker, MS (2007)
Jane Voichick, PhD & Audrey Maretzki, PhD, MS (2006)
Sharon L. Hoerr, RD, PhD (2005)
The Mid-Career Professional Achievement Award
The Mid-Career Professional Achievement Award is presented to recognize an SNEB member in “mid-career” regarding his/her professional accomplishments in the field of nutrition education and for significant contribution to the mission of SNEB.
Congratulations to the 2015 award recipient Elena Carbone, DrPH, RD, LDN
Past Winners Include:
Kari Bachman, MS (2014)
Sarah Colby, PhD (2012)
Mary Murimi, PhD, RD, LDN (2010)
Suzanne Piscopo, PhD (2009)
Barbara Lohse, PhD (2008)
Adrienne White, PhD, RD (2007)
Leslie Cunningham-Sabo, PhD, RD (2006)
Linda Bobroff, PhD, RD, LD/N (2005)
Karen Chapman-Novakofski, PhD, RD, LD (2004)
Early Professional Achievement Award
The SNEB Early Professional Achievement award is presented to recognize an SNEB member who has made notable contributions in the field of nutrition education and to the mission of SNEB during the early stages of their career.
Congratulations to the 2015 award recipient Karla Shelnutt, PhD, RD
Suzie Goodell, PhD, RD (2014)
Nutrition Education Program Impact Award
The Nutrition Education Program Impact Award, to be presented annually by SNEB, is given to an individual or group for a nutrition education program, practice or intervention that has resulted in documented changes in behavior. Presentation of the award occurs at SNEB’s Annual Conference. All SNEB members are encouraged to submit a program for consideration. It is not necessary for the program to have received approval through a human subjects’ board, to have been intended to be a research study, or to have been published. However, documented evidence of the program’s success is required.
Congratulations to the 2015 Award Winner: Food Friends with honorable mention to
Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs - Smarter Lunchrooms Movement
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Nutrition in Higher Education Award
Sponsored by the Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior Higher Education Division
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Nutrition in Higher Education Award is presented to recognize outstanding SNEB members for their scholarly contributions to and student engagement in higher education. This award is designed to honor exemplary nutrition faculty who motivate college student learning through innovative and effective teaching methods.
Congratulations to the 2015 Award Winner: Lora Beth Brown, EdD, RD, CD