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NFS Seeks Candidates for Chair

The Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences in the College of Health Sciences at Texas Woman’s University seeks candidates to fill the position of Chair effective Fall 2013. Job Description

Graduates and Faculty Recognized at TAND

Kristen Espinosa, Keri Stoner-Davis, Vicky Imrhan, Tsutsuy Becerra, Liz Kiertscher with awardsKristen Espinosa, BS, received three endowed scholarships from the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (TAND) meeting in Austin. These were the Mozzelle Craddock scholarship, Fort Worth Dietetic Association scholarship, and North Texas Dietetic Association scholarship. Keri Stoner-Davis, MS, RDN, LD, received the Outstanding Dietetic Educator Award for a Dietetic Internship for her outstanding service to the Denton Dietetic Internship Program. Vicky Imrhan, PhD, RDN, LD, received the Distinguished Scientist Award given for recognition of excellence in research and furthering nutrition science over her career. Tsutsuy Becerra, BS, received the Betty Bohon Alford, Fort Worth Dietetic Association, and North Texas Dietetic Association endowed scholarships. Elizabeth Kiertscher, MS, RDN, CSSD, CNSC, LD, received the Recognized Young Dietetian of the Year Award at the meeting.

NFS PhD Graduate Appointed in Washington DC

Dr Anne UtechTWU NFS graduate Anne Utech, PhD, has been appointed Deputy Director of Nutrition and Food Service for the Veterans Healthcare Administration in the VA Central Office in Washington DC. Dr Utech stated, "I look forward to serving our nation's veterans in support of their healthy living choices and medical nutrition therapy needs." She graduated with her PhD in Nutrition from TWU in 2012 after receiving her MS in Nutrition from TWU in 2005. Since 2010, Anne has worked as the Health Promotion Disease Prevention Manager for Houston VAMC where she has assisted over 122,000 veterans.


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