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Nutrition Graduate Student Kate Donelan wins ADA award

Congratulations to Nutrition Graduate Student Kate Donelan, who has been awarded an American Dietetic Association Nutrition Entrepreneur's Professional Development Grant.


Nutrition Entrepreneurs, a division of the American Dietetic Association, has
awarded Kate Donelan the 2010 Nutrition Entrepreneurs Professional Development
Dietetic Student Award. This award is designed to recognize emerging leaders and
encourage entrepreneurial endeavors by those in dietetic education programs. Ms.
Donelan will receive funds to cover her expenses to allow her to attend the American
Dietetic Associations' Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo November 6 through 9, 2010
in Boston, MA.

Ms. Donelan, a full-time Master's Student at New York University, is an emerging
leader in the dietetic community in the Greater New York area. In addition to completing
coursework required to become a Registered Dietitian, she has developed a thriving
consulting practice. Ms. Donelan advises nutrition and health professionals in
marketing, promotion, branding, and social networking. Ms. Donelan empowers others
with the skills to find their voice and attract their ideal clients. After graduating from
James Madison University with a Bachelor's Degree in Health Communication, Ms.
Donelan moved to New York City where she worked in interactive advertising. She
decided to become a Registered Dietitian and began the required coursework in the
spring of 2010. Ms. Donelan volunteers with groups such as City Harvest, All Access
Internships, and PS 116 in Manhattan. Ms. Donelan's future plans include having a
private practice employing a staff of dietitians, writing books, and being a health and
nutrition advocate in the media. For more information about Ms. Donelan or her
consulting services, please go to her website www.katedonelan.com or contact her at
katedonelan@gmail.com.

Nutrition Entrepreneurs is a dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic
Association. Nutrition Entrepreneurs empowers members with indispensable tools and
resources to expand their nutrition-related business practices and to promote their
professional growth.