Awards

Nutrition Informatics DPG Innovator Award

The Nutrition Informatics DPG wants to recognize innovation in nutrition informatics practice. This award aims to recognize an NI DPG member that has created improvements and developments that advance the practice by providing ways to share knowledge, utilize cutting-edge technology, or improve current processes at the intersection of nutrition, information, and technology.   A simple process change or progress that is considered a best practice should be recognized.

Our members and colleagues can benefit from nutrition informatics innovation. Self-nominations are accepted and encouraged! 

  • The submission deadline has ended. 
  • To qualify, applicant must:
    • Be an RDN/NDTR
    • Be a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Be a member of the NI DPG
  • Application Requirements
    • Nominee Information
    • Name
    • Email
    • Academy ID#
    • DPG Member Status
    • Current Role and Employer
    • Nominator Name and Email (unless self-nominating)
  • Application Questions (3 separate questions - 250 words each)
    • How has the nominee demonstrated innovation in Nutrition Informatics practice?
    • How has the innovation been applied? What were the results?
    • How might other nutrition informatics practitioners utilize this innovation? 
  • Award
    • Each year, the individual selected will receive an award of $300 presented at the NI DPG Business Meeting at the Academy’s Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE®). The individual will also be featured in a NI DPG eblast and social media posts.

Nutrition Informatics DPG Ambassador  Award

Have you presented on nutrition informatics? Written an article? Taught a course? Whether to an audience of 5 or 500, you are an Nutrition Informatics Ambassador! The Nutrition Informatics DPG wants to recognize a champion for nutrition informatics and celebrate a member for being on the front lines representing the intersection of nutrition, science, and technology. 

Self-nominations are accepted and encouraged! 

  • The submission deadline has ended. 
  • To qualify, applicant must:
    • Be an RDN/NDTR
    • Be a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Be a member of the NI DPG
  • Application Requirements
    • Nominee Information
    • Name
    • Email
    • Academy ID#
    • DPG Member Status
    • Current Role and Employer
    • Nominator Name and Email (unless self-nominating)

  • Application Question (500 words)
  • How has the nominee been a Nutrition Informatics Ambassador? (include links to relevant writing or presentations)  Please include these items in your response:
    • How did you represent Nutrition Informatics?
    • What was the outcome of your effort?
    • What was the message that was sent from your effort?
    • How will this effort enhance nutrition informatics as an emerging profession?
  • Award
    • Each year, the individual selected will receive an award of $300 presented at the NI DPG Business Meeting at the Academy’s Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE®). The individual will also be featured in a NI DPG eblast and social media posts.