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    Jones & Bartlett Learning Author Wins Prestigious Marjorie Hulsizer Copher Award

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 7, 2014 11:55:03 AM

    Geriatric Nutrition, Fourth EditionWe're so proud to announce that Ronni Chernoff, author of Geriatric Nutrition: The Health Professional's Handbook, Fourth Edition, will receive the Marjorie Hulsizer Copher Award later this month at the 2014 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ (FNCE) in Atlanta, GA.

    The highest honor presented by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Copher Award commemorates,

    "the early 20th-century pioneer in dietetics who was recognized by the British and French governments for her service in World War I and was chief dietitian at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis."

    Chernoff is being recognized for her distinguished contribution to the dietetics profession. An Academy member since 1968, she served as its president from 1996-1997. In addition, Chernoff received the Academy’s Medallion Award in 2007, the first Award for Excellence in the Practice of Education and Research in 1988, and was selected as the Lenna Frances Cooper Lecturer in 1994.

    Read the full press release.

    Please join us in congratulating Ronni Chernoff on this outstanding honor!

    Topics: Marjorie Hulsizer Copher Award, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, FNCE, Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, Health Science, nutrition, Ronni Chernoff

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