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Paul Moore Named Young Dietitian of the Year


April 3, 2013. “Back to back” is a phrase not uncommon to those that live in Boone, North Carolina. Though “back to back” is generally associated with football in the High Country, it can now be associated with North Carolina Dietetic Association (NCDA) Award winners.

Paul Moore, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D was awarded the Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year for the NCDA at its Annual Meeting on March 16-18, 2013 in Pinehurst, NC. This comes a year after Paul was awarded the Outstanding Dietitian of the Year, the state’s highest recognition for the NCDA, in 2012. 

Each year, the NCDA recognizes the contributions of some of the most outstanding individuals in the field of nutrition and dietetics. Award categories include: Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year, Recognized Dietetic Technician of the Year, Outstanding Dietetics Student, Emerging Leader in Dietetics, Outstanding Dietetics Educator, and Outstanding Dietitian of the Year. 

Paul is currently the assistant director for Appalachian Regional Healthcare System’s Wellness Center and an adjunct instructor in the College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University.

The NCDA is a state affiliate for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, formerly the American Dietetic Association. The NCDA has approximately 2,000 members comprised of Registered Dietitians, dietetic technicians registered, students, and other professionals in the field of nutrition and dietetics. 

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has more than 70,000 members and is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Academy is committed to improving the nation’s health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.

To find more information about the North Carolina Dietetic Association, visit www.eatrightnc.org. For more information on the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, visit, www.eatright.org.

To learn more about the Paul H. Broyhill Wellness Center, visit  www.apprhs.org/wellnesscenter or “like” the Wellness Center’s Facebook page.

For more information about Appalachian Regional Healthcare System, visit www.apprhs.org