Congratulations to our faculty for the recent awards and honors they have received!

Current Faculty

Laura Acosta, MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN    
 2018 - 2019 University of Florida Teacher of the Year Award
          2018 - 2019 CALS Undergraduate Teacher of the Year Award
          2018 Outstanding Dietetic Educator from Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors
          2017 Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year by the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Wendy Dahl, PhD, RDN         
          2018 Florida Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (FEAFCS) Outstanding Specialist Award
          2017-2019 University of Florida University Term Professorship Award

Beth Gankofskie, PhD, RDN; Anne Mathews, PhD, RDN; Candice Stefanou, PhD; Wendy Wilbur (UF/IFAS, Florida's State Master Gardener Coordinator); Amarat Simonne, PhD    
Committee Members for Jing Gou, winner of the 2nd Place Best Written Student Paper for the 2017 Proceedings of the Florida State
          Horticultural Society (FSHS)

Anne Mathews, PhD, RDN    
          2018 - 2019 CALS Graduate Teacher/Advisor of the Year Award
          2018 Educator Award from the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Association
          Recognized as the Chair, Supervisory Committee for the UF IFAS "Best Master's Thesis, 2017" won by Aseel El Zein

Emeritus Faculty

Gail Kauwell, PhD, RDN, LDN  
          2018 Medallion Award from the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
          2017-2018 CALS Graduate Teacher and Advisor of the Year Award Recipient