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ISU-Meridian’s Ruth Schneider is Idaho’s Outstanding Registered Dietitian of the Year

October, 1, 2010

The Journal of the American Dietetic Association recognized Ruth Schneider, clinical associate professor at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, in its September issue as Idaho's Outstanding Registered Dietitian of the Year.

The Idaho Dietetic Association selected Schneider, clinical coordinator of ISU- Meridian’s Dietetic Internship, for her efforts in fighting hunger in Idaho. Recipients of the award are registered dietitians who have made distinguished contributions to advancing the profession. Criteria are determined by each state organization.

The Journal also recognized ISU student Dawnett Arrowood as ISU’s Outstanding Dietetic Student of the Year.  The student award highlights the emerging leadership and achievements of students in dietetics education programs that are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education.