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Congratulations to the 2015 WSAND Award Recipients from Greater Spokane!


Dr. Louise Peck, PhD, RD, a dedicated professor, mentor, and colleague, has been selected for the WSAND Outstanding Dietitian of the Year Award. This is the highest honor given by the Washington State Academy and it highlights notable leadership, ability, and service. As a former president of WSDA, Peck is being recognized for her abundant contributions to the dietetics profession over the past 30 plus years.

Stacey Trogden, RD, CDE, currently employed by the Emily Program, a multi-state eating disorder clinic, has been selected for the WSAND Community Practice Award for Excellence.  This award acknowledges the professional contributions of community practitioners in Washington State and it is an honor to have a Spokane dietitian win this award.  Stacey is past president of GSDA and will chair the WSAND Nominating Committee next year.

Jennifer Reeves, a graduate student in the Coordinated Program in Dietetics at Washington State University, has been selected for the WSAND Outstanding Student Award.  This award recognizes emerging leadership and achievement of students in ACEND-accredited dietetics education programs and encourages participation in the Academy.  Jennifer is currently serving as student representative for the Greater Spokane Dietetic Association and volunteers for numerous nutrition-related activities on and off campus, while maintaining strong academic standing.  She will begin to make her mark as a nutrition professional follow



GSDA members were recently interviewed for an article published in the Spokesmen Review 

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GSDA member Kara Roberts was interviewed for an article in The inlander. Heather Gabbert was featured on the KYLY morning show speaking about the importance of eating breakfast.