Student Awards

2017 Undergraduate Student Award Recipients

Alida Iacobellis

Award sponsored by Nestlé Nutrition

Alida Iacobellis is passionate about helping people apply complex nutrition science to their everyday lives so they can overcome their health obstacles, achieve their goals, and develop a healthy relationship with food. Alida started her post-secondary education studying English Language and Literature before changing course to follow her true passion. Alida is a Nutrition and Dietetics honors student at Brescia University College. She loves creating in the kitchen, and even shares some of her favourite recipes on her blog Nutrition Kitchen.
Region: Northwest and Central Ontario

Carly Sable

Award sponsored by Dietitians of Canada

Carly Sable completed a degree in biology before realizing that a degree in dietetics was the ideal way to combine her love of food, science, and nutrition into a meaningful career. She enrolled at the University of British Columbia to study dietetics and is now in her final term of classes before embarking on internship in the fall. Carly has been able to contribute to several nutrition-related research projects and hopes to advance evidence-based practice as a clinical research dietitian in her future career. She is particularly interested in maternal and pediatric health, chronic disease prevention, and metabolic disorders.
Region: British Columbia

2017 Graduate Student Award Recipients

Huma Rana

Masters Award sponsored by Dietitians of Canada

Huma Rana is currently pursuing her Masters of Public Health degree in Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Toronto. Huma is interested in working in community-settings and advocating for positive policy change for better food for all Canadians. Her dietetic interest areas include women, infant and childhood health, food literacy and food security. Huma is excited to work alongside her mentors and move the dietetic profession forward through evidence-based practice and inter-professional collaborations.
Region: Northwest and Central Ontario