Elaine Trujillo Given Academy Excellence in Practice Award


Each year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics honors individuals who have advanced the nutrition and dietetics profession, have exhibited leadership and have shown devotion to serving others in both nutrition and dietetics, as well as allied fields. These honors recognize outstanding food and nutrition practitioners and supporters of the profession.

We are very excited to announce that members of the ON DPG Executive Committee nominated Elaine this year for the Excellence in Clinical Practice Award and she was selected as the winner! We are very proud of her achievement and all that she has done to advance our profession as oncology dietitians. It is well deserved!

The award will be presented to Elaine at the Academy’s 2018 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ in Washington, D.C., at the “Reducing Cancer Risk One Meal at a Time: Updated Recommendations” session on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Room 151 AB.

We hope to have a great group of members to attend the award session! Join us in congratulating her. Consider sending her a personal congrats by email: trujille@mail.nih.gov to thank her for all she's done!

Congratulations Elaine! You so deserve this award for all you have done for ON DPG and oncology nutrition!

Read more about the 2018 awards and winners here: https://www.eatrightpro.org/leadership/honors-and-awards/national-honors-and-awards/current-national-honors-and-awards-recipients.