Awards

SNEB Awards

 Deadline to submit nominations for the 2019 Awards is March 1. 

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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 2018 award recipient: 

 Past Winners Include:

  • Joan Gussow, EdD (2017)
  • Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, PhD, RD, FAND (2016)
  • Cheryl Achterberg, PhD (2015)
  • 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)

SNEB President's Award 

The President's Award recognizes a member for outstanding service to the field of nutrition education and to SNEB. 

Congratulations to the 2018 Award Recipient: Mary Story, PhD, RD


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 2018 award recipient:  

 Past Winners Include:

  • Melissa Maulding, MS, RD (2017)
  • Betty Tomoko Izumi, PhD, MPH, RD (2016)
  • Elena Carbone, DrPH, RD, LDN (2015)
  • 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 2018 award recipient:

Past winners:

  • Jennifer Walsh, PhD, RD (2017)
  • Not awarded in 2016
  • Karla Shelnutt, PhD, RD (2015)
  • Suzie Goodell, PhD, RD (2014)

 

 


 SNEB Nutrition Education Research Award

The SNEB Nutrition Education Research Award  will be given to acknowledge outstanding research achievement in the field of nutrition education.

Congratulations to the 2018 Award Winner:

Past Winners:

  • Geoffrey Greene, PhD, RD, LDN (2017)
  • Barbara A. Lohse, PhD, RD, LDN (2016)

ACPP Health Promotion Policy Award

To recognize the efforts of others to shape and promote policies that promote health or healthy lifestyles, the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior’s Advisory Committee on Public Policy sponsors “Health Promotion Policy” awards.  These awards will be given to individuals or groups who have significantly contributed to creating and/or implementing policies or policy-based changes that support and positively impact the food and/or physical activity environment. One annual Outstanding Health Promotion Policy Award will be selected from all of the bestowed awards from the year and will be presented at the annual conference. 

Congratulations to the 2018 Award Winner: 

Past Winners:

  • Team Up for School Nutrition Success (2017)

Student Research Awards Presented by the Higher Education Division 

The Student Research Awards recognize masters and doctoral level student research in nutrition education. The award includes a monetary prize to offset conference attendance. Winners are also recognized in the conference proceedings and during the business meeting. To be considered for the Student Research Award, indicate your intention during the abstract submission process.

Congratulations to the 2018 Award Winners: 

  • Undergraduate Student
    • Anna Smith, Bradley UniversityApplying the Transtheoretical Model to Nutrition Facts Label Use Among College Students 
  • Masters Students
    • Sabrina Hafner, BS, University of Rhode IslandSelf-Efficacy of Low-Income 5th Grade Students Who Participated in a Policy, Systems, and Environmental Intervention
    • Ana Florencia Moyeda-Carabaza, BS, Texas Tech UniversityContributing Factors for Effective Nutrition Education Interventions in Children: A Systematic Review
  • Doctoral Students
    • Abeer Almudiahim, MS, University of FloridaReliability of the Self-report Home Food Inventory and the Food Preparation Supplies Checklist in College Students
    • Jesse Chiero, MS, University of ConnecticutLeveraging Local: Messages to Promote Consumption of Local Foods in Elementary Schools
  • Early Career Researcher
    • Chelsea Singleton, PhD, MPH, University of Illinois at ChicagoChallenges and Successes of Operating a Farm-to-Consumer Retail Outlet in an African American Community: A Qualitative Study

Nutrition Education for Children Division Student Poster Research Award

Congratulations to the 2018 Award Winners:


Korean Society of Community Nutrition (KSCN) and SNEB Professional Achievement Award 

In 2011 SNEB entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Korean Society of Community Nutrition (KSCN). The relationship includes information sharing and SNEB frequently welcomes a large contingent of KSCN members to the annual conference, not only as attendees, but also as providers of educational content. With the reaffirmation of the MOU in 2016, a joint award program is announced honoring an SNEB member and student as well as a KSCN member.

Congratulations to the 2018 Award Winners: 

Past Winners:

  • Jung-Sun Lee, PhD, RD (2017)

Korean Society of Community Nutrition (KSCN) and SNEB Student Award

The KSCN-SNEB Student Awards will be presented to members of SNEB who made significant contribution to the field of Community Nutrition, especially for Korean Americans and/or minority populations in the U.S.

Congratulations to the 2018 Award Winners: 

Past Winners: 

  • Ruhul Amin, MPH, MS (2017)

JNEB Best Article Award

The Best Article Award is selected each year by the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior’s (SNEB) Journal Committee. All Research Articles, Research Briefs, Reports, Methods, and Special Articles published in JNEB in the previous volume (Jan-Dec of preceding year) are eligible to be selected by committee vote. This award is presented at the SNEB Annual Conference. 

Congratulations to the 2018 Winners: 

Click here to see previous Best Article award winners.


 JNEB Best GEM Awrard

The Best GEM (Great Educational Material) Award is selected each year by the SNEB Journal Committee. All GEMs published in JNEB in the previous volume (Jan-Dec of preceding year) are eligible to be selected by committee vote. This award is presented at the SNEB Annual Conference.

Congratulations to the 2018 Winners: 

Click here to see previous Best GEM award winners.