|2009 International Award Recipient, Patricia Y. Thompson, MSc, RdN
The recipient of the 2009 Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Fund for International Exchange in Nutrition, Dietetics and Management Competitive Essay Award and the First International Nutritionist Dietitian (FIND) Fellowship for Study in the USA is Patricia Y. Thompson, MSc, RdN of Jamaica West Indies. Patricia is the Past President of the Caribbean Association of Nutritionists and Dietitians Institution (CANDI). She was selected for her essay entitled “Developing and Sustaining School Breakfast Programs in Jamaica” Her essay can be found at the following link,http://www.adaf.org/files/AWARD_ESSAY_FOR_INTERNTIONAL_EXCHANGE_IN_NUTRITION.pdf
Patricia was selected to receive the FIND Fellowship for Study in the USA for her plan to obtain a doctoral degree in Health Services with an emphasis on school nutrition programs through a distance learning program at Walden University in Baltimore, MD.