Prior Ryley-Jeffs Memorial Lecture Award Recipients


The Ryley Jeffs Memorial Lecture Award is an opportunity to recognize a DC member who exemplifies the ideals of dedication to the profession and who has a proven ability to chart new directions in the field of dietetics. Selected by the DC Board of Directors, the recipient delivers the public Memorial Lecture at the annual DC National Conference.  A synopsis of the lecture is published in the fall issue of the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research.

2016 - Vesanto Melina, MS, RD – Five Decades: From Challenge to Acclaim. A version of Vesanto's lecture is available in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research.

2015 - Kelly Anne Erdman, MS, RD– A Lifetime Pursuit of a Sports Nutrition Practice. A version of Kelly Anne's lecture is available in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research.

2014 - Kim Raine, RhD, RD – Improving Nutritional Health of the Public through Social Change: Finding Our Roles in Collective Action. A version of Kim's lecture is available in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research.

2013 - Sandra Matheson, MSc, RD, FDC – Cultivating an Entrepreneurial Mindset. A version of Sandra's lecture is available in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research.

2012 - Mary Sue Waisman, MSc, PDt, FDC – Stepping Out: Dare To Step Forward, Step Back, Or Just Stand Still And Breathe. A version of Mary Sue's lecture is available in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research

2011 - Lynda Corby MSc, MEd, RD, FDC – The times, they are a’changin’. A version of Lynda’s lecture is available in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research.

2010 - Eleanor Swanson MEd, RD – Coming Full Circle, Reflections of a Career as a Dietitian. A version of Eleanor’s lecture is available in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research.

2009 - Susie Langley MScs, RD, CSSD – Going for the Gold. A version of Susie’s lecture is available in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research.

2008 - Mary Bush MSc, RD – Imagine a World Where. A version of Mary’s lecture is available in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research.

2007 - Linda McCargar, PhD, RD New Insights into Body Composition and Health: Through Imaging Analysis. A version of Linda’s lecture is available in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research.

2006 - Stephanie Atkinson, PhD. A Nutrition Odyssey: Knowledge Discovery, Translation, and Outreach. A version of Stephanie’s lecture is available in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research.

2005 - Shawna Berenbaun, PhD, RD Imagination Nourishes: Dietetic Practice
A version of Shawna’s lecture is available in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research.

2004 - Stanley Zlotkin, MD, PhD, FRCPC. A New Approach to Control of Anemia: in "At Risk" Infants and Children Around the World. A version of Stanley’s lecture is available in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research.

2003 - Paula Brauer, PhD, RD Practice Guidelines: Pedantic Pontification or Pragmatic Progress? A version of Paula’s lecture is available in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research.

2002 - Kathleen Martin, MHSA, FDC, CHE. Tomorrow's Challenges — Today's Realities Making the Leap. A version of Kathleen’s lecture is available in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research.
 
Prior to 2002, we have a list of names of those who delivered the Ryley-Jeffs Memorial Lecture and the title of the lecture but an online version of the lecture is not available in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research. The Journal became available online in 2002. 

We wish to thank Jennifer Brady for compiling this list. 
 

Updated February 2, 2017.