Alumni Awards - Nominations

The nomination period for the 2019 Alumni Association Awards is now open! For questions about the process, please contact nutrition-alumni@tufts.edu.

Award Descriptions

This award is presented to an individual who has conducted cutting-edge or high-impact work in their field. The recipient will be a strong leader, a respected expert in their profession, and have made outstanding contributions throughout their career.

This award is presented to an individual who demonstrates a substantial commitment to community impact in the United States or internationally. The recipient must strive to bridge cultures and achieve lasting change by empowering individuals in their local communities with skills, leadership opportunities and/or education.

This award is presented to an individual who is making a significant impact on the field of nutrition science and policy and has graduated within the past 10 years. The recipient must be making a considerable contribution to their respective career field and demonstrate a continued commitment to effect change in their area(s) of expertise.

Who’s Eligible?

  • All alumni of the Frances Stern Nutrition Center Dietetic internship/M.S. program
  • All alumni of the Friedman School of Nutrition programs (M.S. & Ph.D.)  

Nominees can be:

  • Working domestically or abroad

  • Engaged in any aspect of the nutrition field (agriculture, applied science, basic science, business and industry, clinical dietetics, communication, community outreach, education, policy, public health, media, non-profit organization, research, sustainability, or other fields)   

  • Yourself! Please feel free to self-nominate for any of these awards.
     

You may also submit your nomination by e-mail to nutrition-alumni@tufts.edu.

What is your affiliation with the Friedman School (alumni, faculty, staff, student)? Alumni, please enter your class year and program.

The Rising Star Award is presented to an individual who is making a significant impact on the field of nutrition science and policy and has graduated within the past 10 years.  The recipient must be making a considerable contribution to their respective career field and demonstrate a continued commitment to effect change in their area(s) of expertise. 

Describe why you believe the nominee is deserving of this recognition and highlight how the nominee is making an impact on their chosen field. Please answer the following questions.  

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The Excellence in Nutrition Award is presented to an individual who has conducted cutting-edge or high-impact work in their field. The recipient will be a strong leader, a respected expert in their profession, and have made outstanding contributions throughout their career. 

Describe why you believe the nominee is deserving of this recognition and highlight how the nominee has demonstrated expertise in their chosen field. Please answer the following questions.  

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The Leah Horowitz Award: In memory of Leah Horowitz (FPAN '06) is presented to an individual who demonstrates a substantial commitment to community impact in the United States or internationally. The recipient must strive to bridge cultures and achieve lasting change by empowering individuals in their local communities with skills, leadership opportunities and/or education.

Describe why you believe the nominee is deserving of this recognition and highlight how the nominee has demonstrated a substantial commitment to community impact. Please answer the following questions.  

Please limit your response to 250 words or less.

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