Vandana Sheth, RDN, CDCES, FAND
I have always strived to create a positive impact on my clients’ lives through food and nutrition. It’s an honor to be recognized by my peers and organizations for my work.
Outstanding Dietitian of the Year
Dolores Nyhus Memorial Award 2021
Dolores Nyhus Memorial Award & Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Outstanding Dietitian of the Year is the highest award that a California Academy member can receive in honor of the late Dolores Nyhus. This Award recognizes the commitment to excellence made by an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to the profession.
The award recognizes the commitment to excellence made by an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to the profession. The recipient:
- Has lived and worked professionally in California for a minimum of 15 years.
- Has had significant impact in the field of nutrition and dietetics.
- Has made a significant contribution that improved the standards of dietetic practice and/or the goals of the profession I) in the workplace or II) within CA Academy.
- Has given outstanding service to the professional association through active participation as a committee member, officer, or evidenced action beyond general participation.
- Has been a mentor to nutrition professionals or students
Outstanding Nutrition Entrepreneur
of the Year
Nutrition Entrepreneur Award 2021
Issued By: Issued by: Nutrition Entrepreneurs Dietetic Practice Group
In recognition of exceptional achievements as demonstrated through creativity, leadership and involvement as a nutrition entrepreneur. This award is to honor commitment to excellence, significant accomplishments, and dedication to entrepreneurism in nutrition.
Outstanding Diabetes Care & Education Specialist / Diabetes Educator
Kim Higgins Scholarship Award 2020
Issued By: California Coordinating Body of the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists
The California Coordinating Body of the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists fourth Kim Higgins Scholarship Award 2020. The purpose of this award is to acknowledge and support a California/Nevada diabetes educator who has demonstrated exemplary commitment and service to diabetes education.
Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (FAND)
Issued By: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, recently recognized Vandana Sheth as a Fellow. This designation recognizes Vandana Sheth’s commitment to the field of dietetics and celebrates her professional accomplishments and pursuit of life-long learning.
A Fellow signifies that a member has lived up to the Academy’s values of customer focus, integrity, innovation and social responsibility.
Excellence in Private Practice, Business, Communications
This award is given to a California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics member for professional excellence in the private practice, business or communication. For demonstrated leadership in Academy Of Nutrition and Dietetics/California and other professional associations related to an area of private practice, business or communications dietetics. This includes active participation in district or state dietetic association. Has demonstrated leadership in: a) establishing and participating in innovative approaches to private practice, business or consultation with health care facilities, business or communications; and b) teaching others about private practice, business or consultation with health care facilities, business or communications. Has presented one or more talks, seminars and other educational events concerning health care facilities, business or communications to professional group; or has published articles or other publications concerning private practice, business or consultation.