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2023 Georgia Renal Dietitian of the Year

Alice Jacob, PhD, RD, LD

Dr. Alice Jacob has a wide spectrum of dietetic experience as a public health clinical manager at Cobb and Douglas WIC programs, as an adjunct lecturer at Life University, and currently, as a Renal Dietitian at DaVita Kennestone Dialysis Center. She specialized in Foods and Nutrition for her Masters and PhD. Her PhD thesis was on the effect of selected modifiable maternal risk factors during pregnancy on early childhood obesity. She studied mainly at Madras University in Chennai, India. She is blessed with three beautiful daughters and one special granddaughter.

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Past Award Recipients

The Georgia Renal Nutrition Association is honored to acknowledge and award our well deserving colleagues. The annual Georgia Renal Dietitian of the Year Award recognizes a dietitian who demonstrates exceptional abilities in the area of renal nutrition, including: leadership, community involvement, publications / lectures and educational activities. We applaud the hard work that goes into caring for our patients and those shining bright in the field. Nominations are due by March 31st each year. Below are many of our prior year winners.

2022 - Elizabeth Benton, MS, RD, CSG, LD

2021 - Tywana Ishman, MS, RD, LD

2020 - Gillian Harriott, MS, RD, LD

2018 - Scott Kimner, RD, LD

2017 - Kristen Hackey, RDN, CSR, LD

2015 - Ruba Jibreen, MS, RDN, CSR, LD

2014 - Christine Benedetti, MS, RDN, CSR, LD

2013 - Sharon Caine, RD, LD

2012 - Rob Meadows, MBA, RD, LD

2009 - Isabel Wynn, RD, LD

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