Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Competitive Essay Award of the Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Fund for International Exchange in Nutrition, Dietetics and Management
  • The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Competitive Essay Award of the Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Fund for International Exchange in Nutrition, Dietetics and Management supports an annual essay contest. The 2018 essay topic was: Describe how to improve the nutritional health of the world’s communities and solve global dietetics and nutrition problems by:
    • Maximizing collaboration
    • Minimizing duplication
    • Emphasizing marketing and outreach
    • Collecting information from available international resources
    One winner and three runners-up were awarded:
    • First Prize: Rupal Shah, MSc, CDE (India), "Healthy India Campaign”
    • Runners-Up:
      • Andrea Guzman, LN (Guatemala), “Nutrition and Agriculture: Organizations Collaborating Together to Fight Malnutrition in Rural Guatemala”
      • Pradtana Tapanee, MSc, CDT (Thailand), “International Culture Classroom: Study Abroad in Thailand”
      • Ahmed Saddam (Iraq), “Strategies for the Control of Malnutrition in Iraq.
    To read winning essays, visit the Academy Foundation’s website.