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Dietetics Alumna Honored


Fontbonne University congratulates dietetics alumna Constance B. Diekman, ’72, who recently received a 2013 Medallion Award for outstanding service and leadership to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. A ceremony was held on Sunday Oct. 20, during the Academy’s Food & Nutrition Conference and Expo in Houston, Texas.

According to the Academy’s website, Diekman was recognized for her extensive contributions to the dietetics field. She is the director of university nutrition at Washington University in St. Louis and has held many leadership roles for the Academy. Additionally, she was the voice of the “Eating Right” minute on WBBM-AM radio in Chicago for 17 years and a TV nutrition reporter in with KSDK-TV and KTVI-TV in St. Louis for 14 years.

Diekman received Fontbonne’s Alumni Distinguished Service Award in 1990.

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