Award - RYDY

Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year (RYDY)

The purpose of the RYDY award is to recognize the competence and activities of younger dietitians in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and to encourage their continued participation in Academy affairs.  The Oregon Academy selects up to one (1) Recognized Young Dietitian annually. 

Criteria for Selection of RYDY
•Member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Oregon Academy
•Age limit by May of the year the award given is 35 years or younger
•Active participation in the national, state, or district association.
•Not previously selected as an RYDY.
•Demonstrated concern for the promotion of optimal health and nutritional status of the population.
•Demonstrated leadership, e.g., in legislation, research, education, management, etc., either in the Academy or employment

You will submit your application online.
- Link here for an overview of the award and submission process
- Link here for an overview of the information you'll be submitting (a PDF of the online submission form)
- Link here to submit your application