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Cynthia Thomson Wins 2011 Huddleson Award

Dir. of Canyon Ranch Center for Prevention & Health Promotion
Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, CSO

Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, CSO, has been selected as a winner of the 2011 Huddleson Award for her manuscript, A Systematic Review of Behavioral Interventions to Promote Intake of Fruit and Vegetables, published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the Journal of the American Dietetic Association) during 2011.

Dr. Thomson is a professor in the health promotion sciences division and director of the Canyon Ranch Center for Prevention and Health Promotion (CRCPHP), at the University of Arizona’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.

This prestigious award honors a registered dietitian who was the lead author of a peer-reviewed article that made an important contribution to the dietetics profession and was published in the Journal during the previous calendar year.

The award is bestowed by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation and named for Mary Pascoe Huddleson, Editor of the Journal from 1927 to 1946. Thomson will be presented with the award at the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE), in Philadelphia, PA in October 2012.

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