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NUTRITION LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY AND EVALUATION FOR THE Early CAREER NUTRITION LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE APPLICATION

Applicants must have earned a doctoral degree (PhD, MD or equivalent) in nutrition or a related subject. Preference is given to those who have completed their doctoral training in the last 3-5 years. Physicians completing their postdoctoral training, regardless of the number of years since they received their medical degree, are also eligible for this program. Applicants must be citizens of the US, Canada or Mexico or permanent residents of the US and must be able to provide proof of citizenship or permanent residency.

Applicants will be evaluated for their engagement in and commitment to current leadership roles in their universities and/or professional societies, as well as their interest in taking future leadership roles.The Dannon Institute is seeking diversity in the participants of the Early Career Nutrition Leadership Institute including geographic location, academic work setting (private university, land-grant university, medical college, etc.), and research focus (e.g., biological or social sciences, dietetics, food science, economics, public health, etc.).

This program is conducted in English and the application must be completed in English. Applicants who are selected for participation are responsible for obtaining any necessary passports, visas, etc. for travel to the United States.