The Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics embraces diversity among our members. For information regarding educational resources, Member Interest Group involvement opportunities, and Academy awards and grants, check out the links below or contact Crystal Wynn – VAND Diversity Liaison.
AND Diversity Awards and Grants – Announcing the 2017-2018 diversity awards! The below diversity awards are now accepting applications as of November 1, 2017. Applications will close March 1, 2018.
Diversity Action Award: A $1,000 award will be given to a dietetics educational program accredited/approved by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics, Academy Affiliate, dietetic practice group, member interest group, or other recognized Academy group in recognition of past accomplishments to successfully recruit and retain diverse individuals. Learn more.
Diversity Promotion Grant: Up to a $10,000 grant to support diversity recruitment and retention projects by dietetics education programs accredited/approved by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), DPG, Academy affiliates, and member interest groups is available. Learn more.
Crystal Wynn, PhD, MPH, RD
VAND Diversity Liaison