Congratulations Cicely Thomas, Hero of the Nutrition Profession!

Congratulations to District 1-1 WIC and Nutrition Service Director Cicely Thomas who has been recognized by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a “Hero” of the nutrition profession. Cicely was selected from over 20,000 dietitians and academy members to be featured in a video that was shown at the recent 2022 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo in Orlando. At the recent conference, Cicely was also recognized as winner of the $10,000 2022 Commission on Dietetic Registration Doctoral Scholarship and the $1,000 Barbara Ann F. Hughes Nutrition Policy, Advocacy, and Education Award.

Cicely also serves as chair of the GPHA Nutrition Section. Congratulations, Cicely!