Competitive Essay Award of the Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Fund for International Exchange in Nutrition, Dietetics and Management
  • This award is given to provide for the international exchange of needed nutrition, dietetic and/or management information for the benefit of the nutritional health of the world community. Award amount: $1,000. Up to two awards may be given. The 2012 essay topic is: Describe the application of system improvements and/or coordination with allied partners to work toward global leadership in raising the nutritional standards of a community. Examples may include, but are not limited to: foodservice, teaching and public instruction. The project described should be easily adaptable to a variety of settings. The author must be a professional dietitian or nutritionist and must be involved in the actual project. Deadline to apply -- December 1, 2011.

    The 2011 essay award recipients were Terezie Tolar Mosby, MS, RD, CSP, IBCLC, LDN  for her essay entitled: “Training Program for International Dietitians Clinical Nutrition Services St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Memphis, TN, USA”and Peggy Lynn Gregson, MPH, RD, LD for her essay entitled: “The Implementation of Pilot Solar Technology Projects in El Salvador”. To read their essays please visit

    All ADA Foundation award applications are available online at . For more information contact Beth Labrador at 800/877-1600, ext. 4821 or