Yesterday, Lynnette Neufeld, GAIN’s Knowledge Leadership Director, was voted by her peers and by the nutrition society country delegations to be the President Elect of the International Union of Nutrition Sciences (IUNS). This is one of the highest honours that the nutrition profession can confer and a testament to Lynnette’s extensive experience and leadership in the nutrition sector.
“Lynnette’s drive for quality, rigour, and relevance in her work is outstanding, and so is her commitment to linking science to improve people’s lives. In addition, her dedication to mentoring emerging scientists and practitioners is inspiring. We at GAIN are delighted for Lynnette’s achievement”, says Lawrence Haddad, GAIN’s Executive Director.
Surely, it is this rare combination of dedication to impact, high quality, and the building of the wider field that has made her the irresistible choice to be the next President Elect of the IUNS. GAIN is very proud of Lynnette and we will give her the support she needs to lead the IUNS over the coming years.
To learn more about IUNS, visit www.iuns.org
For more information about GAIN’s work, visit www.gainhealth.org
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Published 19 October 2017