Do you know a RD who has demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities and performance in one of these areas: clinical dietetics, community outreach, legislation, management, public relations, or research? The Nominations Committee is seeking qualified candidates for the following awards. If you would like to nominate a coworker, mentor or student – please email us and tell about this outstanding GADA member.

  • GADA MEMBERS: 2014 GAND AWARD RECIPIENTS
    • Emerging Dietetic Leader: Jessica Todd, MS, RD, LD
    • Distinguished Service to GAND:  Roop Jeannot, MS, RD, LD
    • District District Service – GADA: Megan Gower, RD, LD
    • Distinguished Service to a Grassroots Effort: Janice Giddens, MS, RD, LD
  • GADA MEMBERS: 2013 GAND AWARD RECIPIENTS
    • Outstanding Dietitian of the Year: Cheryl Orlansky, RDN, LD, CDE
    • Outstanding Dietetics Educator: Cathy McCarroll, MPH, RD, LD
    • Outstanding Dietetics Student: Coordinated Program: Ingrid Hill
    • Emerging Dietetics Leader: Sharon Rhodes, MS, RD, LD
    • Distinguished Service in the Media: Ann Dunaway Teh, MS, RD, LD
    • Distinguished Service to the Greater Atlanta District: Margaret Graeter, MS, RD, LD
  • GADA MEMBERS: 2012 GAND AWARD RECIPIENTS
    • Outstanding Dietitian of the Year: Sherry Coleman Collins, MS, RD, LD
    • Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year: Maria Cunto MS, RD, LD
    • Distinguished Service to a Grassroots Effort: Cindy Kanarek Culver, MS, RD, LD
    • Distinguished Service in Research: Anita Nucci PhD, RD, LD
    • Special Recognition Award (retirement): Jana Kicklighter, PhD, RD, LD
    • Outstanding Educator for Georgia: Barbara Hopkins, MMSc, RD, LD
    • Outstanding Student: Coordinated Program: Joanna Skinner
  • This award validated all of my hard work throughout grad school. Having the backing of the members of my professional organization made me feel like I had just been given the ultimate letter of recommendation so that when I graduated I was able to enter the job market with confidence. –Ingrid Hill