Nutrition Faculty and Students Earn NvAND Awards

Samantha Coogan

Apr. 16, 2019


The Nevada Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics bestowed four awards to UNLV faculty, students and an alumna during its annual meeting this year. The honorees are:

  • Faculty member Samantha Coogan - Emerging Dietetic Leader
  • Sheena Skelton - Outstanding DPND Student
  • Chelsea VanOrnum - Outstanding Dietetic Intern
  • Alumna Allison Schnitzer - Nevada Outstanding Dietitian of the Year

The Nevada Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the leading group of food and nutrition experts in the state with 400 members comprising registered dietitians, dietetic technicians registered, nutrition students, and interns. The awardees will be listed in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.