ISU-Meridian’s Ruth Schneider is Idaho’s Outstanding Registered Dietitian of the Year
Oct. 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.
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Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research institution founded in 1901, educates more than 15,000 students per year in more than 280 programs. It is Idaho’s lead institution in health professions and medical education.