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LGBTQ+ Inclusion and Health Disparities

Posted by: on Monday July 27, 2020 I was listening to an interview with Chasten Buttigieg, husband of Pete Buttigieg. During the interview he shared this experience...after addressing a group of people as follows: ‘Ladies and gentlemen,’ a young boy approached him. He wanted Chasten to know that his use of ‘ladies and gentlemen’ didn’t include him. This story illustrates how many of us may inadvertently exclude those in the LGBTQ+ community. Below are tips to promote inclusion. (Note: Which term should I use? shares i (...)

NCCOR at SNEB 2020

Posted by: on Monday July 20, 2020 Get to know more about the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) and all the resources they have to offer nutrition education professionals. NCCOR is a collaborative between the nation’s four leading childhood obesity research funders: the Centers for Disease Control, the National Institutes of Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. NCCOR’s mission is to accelerate progress in reducing childhood obesity for all children, (...)

Linda Bobroff, Ph.D., RD Receives the Prestigious 2020 SNEB Helen Denning Ullrich Award for Lifetime Excellence in Nutrition Education

Posted by: on Friday July 17, 2020 Each year the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) awards the Helen Denning Ullrich Award for Lifetime Excellence in Nutrition Education to one professional in the nutrition education field who has made outstanding accomplishments throughout their career. This year the Society is pleased to present the award to Linda Bobroff Ph.D., RD, for her impressive contributions to the field of nutrition education taught through Cooperative Extension. Dr. Bobroff will receive this honor virt (...)

The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Announces Joan Dye Gussow, EdD as the 2020 President’s Award Recipient

Posted by: on Friday July 17, 2020 The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Announces Joan Dye Gussow, EdD as the 2020 President’s Award Recipient It is my great pleasure to name Dr. Joan Dye Gussow as this year’s recipient of the President’s Award. Dr. Gussow is Professor Emeritus at Teachers College, Columbia University. Joan’s impact on the field of nutrition education is undeniable and she has been credited with inspiring so many to think critically about the role of nutrition education and related research (...)

Susan Foerster MPH Receives the 2020 ACPP Health Promotion Policy Award

Posted by: on Friday July 17, 2020 Each year, the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) and the Advisory Committee on Public Policy (ACPP) reward an individual or group that aligns with the Society’s mission to participate and enact change in nutrition education through policy change. This year’s award will be presented to Susan Foerster, MPH during the 2020 SNEB Annual Conference held virtually on July 20 – 24. Foerster has dedicated her career to advancing food and nutrition education, research, and polic (...)

Colleen K. Spees, PhD, MED, RDN, LD, FAND to Receive the 2020 SNEB Early Professional Achievement Award

Posted by: on Friday July 17, 2020 The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) will honor Colleen K. Spees, PhD, MED, RDN, LD, FAND with the Early Professional Achievement Award in acknowledgment of her notable contributions to the field of nutrition early into her career at the 2020 SNEB Annual Conference held virtually on July 20 – 24. Dr. Colleen Spees serves as Associate Professor in the Division of Medical Dietetics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She also holds joint academic appointments (...)

Teen Battle Chef Receives the 2020 SNEB Nutrition Education Program Impact Award

Posted by: on Friday July 17, 2020 The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) Nutrition Education Program Impact Award is given to an individual or group for a nutrition education program, practice, or intervention that has resulted in documented changes in behavior. This year the award will be presented to Lynn Fredericks of FamilyCook Productions for Teen Battle Chef (TBC) during the 2020 SNEB Annual Conference held virtually on July 20 – 24. Teen Battle Chef is a scalable evidence-based approach to adolescent (...)

Rachel L. Vollmer, Ph.D., RD Receives the 2020 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Nutrition in Higher Education Award

Posted by: on Friday July 17, 2020 The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) is pleased to present Rachel L. Vollmer, Ph.D., RD with the SNEB Higher Education Division Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Nutrition in Higher Education Award during the 2020 SNEB Annual Conference presented virtually on July 20 – 24. Dr. Vollmer is an Assistant Professor of Dietetics in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Bradley University. Dr. Vollmer’s teaching philosophy includes four objectives: 1) learning o (...)

JNEB’s Best Article and GEM

Posted by: on Thursday July 16, 2020 The Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior (JNEB) announces the 2020 Best Article and Best Great Educational Material (GEM) awards which will presented at the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior's (SNEB) 53rd annual conference, “What Food Future?” held virtually July 20 – 24. These annual awards recognize the authors of the best article and best GEM, published in the prior year in JNEB, as judged by members of the JNEB Journal Committee and Board of Editors. All authors wil (...)

Karla Pagán Shelnutt, PhD, RD Receives the 2020 SNEB Mid-Career Professional Achievement Award

Posted by: on Thursday July 16, 2020 The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) is pleased to present Karla Pagán Shelnutt, Ph.D., RD with the Mid-Career Professional Achievement Award in acknowledgment of her notable contributions to the field of nutrition during the 2020 SNEB Annual Conference presented virtually July 20 – 24. Dr. Shelnutt is an Associate Professor and Extension Nutrition Specialist in the Department of Family, Youth & Community Sciences at the University of Florida, Gainesville. Truly a pa (...)