2017 Elections: Vote Today, Own Tomorrow
Learn about the candidates in the Academy's 2017 national election, then vote: Polls open February 1. A recording of the "Meet the Candidates" forum featuring the perspectives and views of the candidates for president-elect and speaker-elect will be posted to the Academy's website the week of January 29. Cast your ballot and receive a coupon for $5 off your next purchase from the eatrightSTORE. Learn More
Here are the ON DPG Slate of Candidates:
Alice G Bender, MS, RDN
Kristen Lange, MS, RDN, CSO
Paula Charuhas Macris, MS, RD, CSO, FAND
Liz Korman, RDN, CSO, LD/N
Shayne Robinson RD CSO CDN
It’s Awards Season!
Please take the time to nominate a friend, colleague, or yourself for one of our two awards. Winners receive $500 and recognition at our annual breakfast during FNCE 2017!
The two awards are: the practice award, for those members who work to promote oncology nutrition through research, and the service award for members who have served the DPG.
For questions please email Erin.email@example.com
Distinguished Practice Award
This award is designed to recognize an outstanding ON DPG member who has worked to promote nutrition as a vital component of oncology patient care through professional presentations, publications, involvement in other oncology related organizations and active participation in oncology related patient activities.
Distinguished Service Award
This award is designed to recognize a member who has demonstrated leadership and/or service to the ON DPG, and who has worked to promote dietetic professionals in the field of Oncology Nutrition.
Any active member of the ON DPG, including oneself, may submit written nominations. (Exempted members include the Award and Scholarship Committee members, ON DPG Chair and ON DPG Chair-elect, and previous winners of the award)
Nominees MUST meet all deadlines (May 1 2017) and requirements for the applications to be considered.
To nominate an ONDPG member for the Distinguished Service Award, email firstname.lastname@example.org
The award recipient(s) will receive $500 and a commemorative certificate at the ON DPG Business Meeting, during FNCE 2017.
In addition, the recipient(s) will be featured in the Winter issue of the Oncology Nutrition Connection newsletter.
Small Research Grant
ON DPG Small Research Grant Application Deadline 2/15/17
The ON DPG would like to remind members about a wonderful benefit and opportunity available to them. For members or student members conducting research within the oncology nutrition realm, the ON DPG offers a small research grant (for up to $2,500) which will be given on a competitive basis. Information regarding the grant qualifications and the application are available on the ON DPG website. Examples of possible research topics might include cancer prevention, nutrition intervention or outcomes studies, or survivorship research.
Applications are due by February 15, 2017. The scoring rubric and a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) regarding the small research grant can also be found on the ON DPG website. Any further questions may be directed to Heidi Ganzer DCN, RDN, CSO, LD at email@example.com.
After the deadline has passed, a panel of expert reviewers familiar with research will evaluate all submitted proposals.
The review process is anticipated to be completed within 3-4 weeks (after the deadline of 2/15/17).
National Nutrition Month
March is National Nutrition Month.
Send us an email telling us what you are doing and we will spotlight you on our website.
2017 Spring Educational Grant
The DPG is offering an educational grant of $500 for a member to attend a continuing education event in the field of oncology nutrition.
The recipient of the grant is expected to use it within 1 year
and to submit a written summary of the event to be published in the DPG newsletter. Details and application can be found Here
ON DPG EML
Are you a member of ON DPG EML (electronic mailing list) on Yahoo Groups?
Save the following addresses - make a "contact' in your email!
So you can participate in the EML and network with our group
Group Email Addresses
Post message: firstname.lastname@example.org
membership to the EML is not automatic, you must request to join.
More information on the EML is located on our website.