SCAN Excellence in Practice Award
Established in 1996, this award recognizes the outstanding practice of SCAN members in one of the four SCAN practice areas: cardiovascular dietetics, wellness/health promotion, the prevention and treatment of disordered eating or sports dietetics. Members may receive the award for efforts as individuals, as part of a group, or as part of an organization. Areas of practice may include: clinical practice, public health practice, consulting/corporate health practice, program development, research, publication, education or volunteer practice.
2013 SCAN Excellence in Practice Award
Satya Jonnalagadda, Phd, Rd
SCAN is proud to present the Excellence in Practice Award, which is one of highest honors, to Satya Jonnalagadda. This award recognizes Satya for outstanding and professional accomplishments that advance her practice area of Cardiovascular Health, and which are achieved with high visibility and broad impact. Satya is a Principal Scientist at the General Mills Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition, Minneapolis, MN. Her current responsibilities include providing scientific and research support to the business in key health platform areas, and implementing whole grain health and nutrition research. Satya received her PhD in Human Nutrition and Foods from Virginia Tech, an MBA from Augsburg College, two postdoctoral fellowships at Brandies University and Pennsylvania State University, and a dietetic internship from Georgia State University. Prior to joining General Mills, Satya was an Associate Professor at Georgia State University in the Department of Nutrition, a clinical dietitian and a Senior Manager in Global R&D at Novartis Medical Nutrition. Satya has a strong Human Nutrition and Foods background in research, education, and clinical care, with areas of expertise including, chronic diseases treatment and management, specifically Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and Obesity; Sports Nutrition, and Critical Care Nutrition.
2013 SCAN Achievement Award
Christina Scribner, MS, Rd, CSSd
In conferring this year’s Achievement Award, SCAN recognizes Christina Scribner as a practitioner who has played a significant role in the evolution of SCAN through both outstanding service to the organization and professional accomplishments in the field. Christina serves as a Faculty Associate at Arizona State University and owns Encompass Nutrition LLC, a private
practice providing nutrition therapy located in Littleton,Colorado. Christina is dedicated to providing nutrition therapy consistent with the principles of excellence, integrity, and credibility. She strives to create a stimulating, effective learning and behavior change environment for students, patients, families and sports teams. Christina became a RD in 1986, a SCAN member in 1993, and CSSD in 2009. Previously, Christina served as the Nutrition Program Director at Metro State (now Metro State University) in Denver. She developed the Eating Disorders Minor and accredited Nutrition Major at Metropolitan State, and introduced students in the Nutrition and Human Performance programs to SCAN through student clubs, presentations, and courses.