Public Health/Community Nutrition Practice Group

PHCNPG Dietetic Practice Group


Throughout the year,the PHCNPG Awards Committee sends out a call for nominations to members for PHCNPG Award Nominations!

The PHCNPG Awards Committee is currently seeking nominations for PHCNPG 2018 Awards! Do you know a shining star in the area of public health and community nutrition? If so, please considering honoring their work by submitting application materials for that person to receive an award from our practice group. Self-nominations are accepted, as well.

Click on the “nomination form” links below for award criteria and nomination forms:

If you wish to nominate someone or yourself, please submit materials to Brittney Sly, MPH, RDN (, Awards Committee Chair, by 5:00 pm (ET) on April 3, 2017.

We encourage you to review our PHCNPG Awards and past award Recipients.

We are honored to have many accomplished and dedicated registered dietitians as members of our practice group! 

PHCNPG Outstanding Member of the Year        
2015 Joanne Kouba, PhD, RDN, LDN
2014 Kay Sisk, MS, RD, LD
2013 Leslye Rauth, MPH, RD, CDE, LMNT
2012 Josefine Wendel, MS, RD

PHCNPG Outstanding Young Member of the Year
2015 Catherine Metzgar Lo, PhD, RD
2014 Shannon Robson, PhD, MPH, RD
2013 Jessica Barron, MS, RD, LD
2012 Nicole Larson, PhD, MPH, RD

PHCNPG Excellence in Public Health/Community Nutrition Practice
2014 Marsha Spence, PhD, MPH, RDN, LDN
2013 Phyllis Crowley, MS, RD, CD, IBCLC
2012 Carole Garner, MPH, RD, LD

Academy Medallion Award
2014 Katrina Holt, MPH, MS, RD, FAND
2014 Gloria Stables, PhD, MS, RD, LD
2013 Jamie Stang, PhD, MPH, RD
2012 Laura McNally Nelson, MPH, RD, FADA

Academy Award for Excellence in Practice in Community Nutrition
2015 Alice Lenihan, MPH, RD, LDN

PHCNPG Award Recipients 1994-2010: Click HERE


Page Updated June 1, 2017

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