Awards

50 Year Member Award

Every year, NOBIDAN honors those who have been members for 50 years for their service in the field of dietetics and nutrition.

2019 / Recognized / Philadelphia PA / FNCE®

Huitte Taylor MA, RDN, LDN, Colonel
Barbara Harvey MS, RD,
Evelyn Crayton EDD, RDN, LDN, FAND
Sheila Belle RD, LDN
Elaine Williams PhD, RD
Eudell Sanford Abernathy CDN., Lt Col

      

Past 50-Year Awardees

Clara Browning Baity
Linda Barnes
D Barron-Debro
Eva Board
Drucuilla Byars
Ellareetha Carson
Bennie Clements
Juanita Eldridge
Joclyn Ezell
Gloria Fuller
Rubye Goode
M Linden Griffith
Gladys Jennings
Walretta Jones
Joan Lewis
Joyce McKay
Ruther Miller
Bettye Nowlin
Constance Pergerson
JoAnn Pegues
Julia Robinson
Jessie Sampson
Sarah Wilder
Edwina Williams
Joyce Woodson

      

Golden YAM Award

The Golden Yam Award formally recognizes a NOBIDAN member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to the Academy, NOBIDAN and/or African-Americans in the US or abroad and has contributed to the advancement of African-Americans in dietetics. The word YAM means You Are Magnificent. The first recipient of the Golden Yam Award was announced at the 2012 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE®) in Philadelphia, PA. YAM Awardees are decided by the NOBIDAN Executive Committee.

Eligibility - Active Member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and NOBIDAN.

2019 YAM Winners

Jasmine Westbrooks, MS, RDN
Elise Harrison

     

The Griot Award

The Griot Award is a prestigious NOBIDAN award based on the meaning of an “African Storyteller”. This unique award is for the NOBIDAN member whose exceptional career has a story to tell. YAM Awardees are decided by the NOBIDAN Executive Committee.

Eligibility - Active Member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and NOBIDAN.

2019 Griot Award Winner

Helen Jackson, PhD, RD

      

NOBIDAN Scholarship Endowment Fund

Yearly donations are needed to support students. Donations are payable to the NOBIDAN Scholarship Endowment Fund, administered by ADAF, and should be mailed directly to:

     

Academy of Nutriton and Dietetics Foundation
120 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995