Member of the Year

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Members of the Research DPG of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics lead the future of dietetics by promoting the conduct and application of research related to food, nutrition, and dietetics. Our members are a highly valued source for conducting, interpreting and applying research related to food, nutrition and dietetics.

Each year, Research DPG honors one of its members who have provided significant and sustained work to advance the mission and goals of the Research DPG with the Research DPG Member of the Year Award.


2017-2018 RESEARCH DPG MEMBER OF THE YEAR

  Mary-Jon Ludy, PhD, RDN, FAND

  Associate Professor
  Food & Nutrition Program Coordinator
  Bowling Green State University




2017-2018 RESEARCH DPG MEMBER OF THE YEAR

  Jennifer Hanson, PhD, RDN

  Assistant Professor
  Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health
  Kansas State University


Jennifer was instrumental in overhauling and improving the Research DPG’s awards application, submission, and review process. In addition to her work as awards chair, Jennifer served as a nominating committee member and as the nominating committee chair.