The Gem award recognizes nonmembers of the Idaho Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that have promoted and/or encouraged good health, emphasizing sound nutrition habits through efforts to educate the public. Recipients of this award are selected for their contributions to the mission and vision of the Idaho Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
The Idaho Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics presents its 2023 Gem Award to the Idaho Barley
Commission for its support and contribution to our affiliate.
Our organization and its members have benefited from the Idaho Barley Commission’s financial
support for speakers at our Annual Meeting. We are especially grateful for the sponsorship of:
2019 – Cardioprotective Dietary Patterns – Review of the Current Scientific Evidence and
Tips for Practical Application | Carol Kirkpatrick, PhD, MPH, RDN, CLS, FNLA, Pocatello,
2022 – Grains and Your Inner Ecosystem: Refreshing Updates on How Grain-Based
Dietary Fibers Influence Cardiometabolic Health | Corrie Whisner, PhD, Phoenix,
2023 – Diet-Microbiota Connections to Health | Hannah Holscher, PhD, RDN, Urbana,
We value the Idaho Barley Commission and Laura Wilder as important partners.