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Sauer named Kansas Distinguished Dietitian of the Year

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The Kansas Dietetic Association has named Kevin Sauer, associate professor in the hospitality management and dietetics department, the Distinguished Dietitian of the Year.

Kevin Sauer

Kevin Sauer

The award recognizes a dietitian who demonstrates significant involvement at the local, state and national levels of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and provides leadership and advancement in the field of dietetics.

He is the incoming chair of the Commission on Dietetics Registration for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; co-editor of the Journal of Foodservice Management and Education; and website coordinator for the Foodservice Systems Management Education Council.

He is a member of the Kansas Department of Education's Child Nutrition and Wellness Advisory Board; Research Leadership Team for the Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs; and the Food Service Systems Management Education Council's Administrative Board.

This article was posted on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, and is filed under College News, Hospitality Management.