Powers receives award from Nutrition and Dietetics associationMar. 31, 2016, 12:32 PM
James Powers, M.D., associate professor of Medicine and chief of Geriatric Medicine at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, was recently named to receive the Iris Award from the Nashville Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
The award is given to a non-dietitian who is known and respected by dietitians for their interest in nutrition and support of dietitians and their role in the care of patients and others in the community.
Powers was recognized for his advancements in the field of nutrition, his scientific knowledge and his commitment to furthering the development of dietetics by training dietetic interns and mentoring registered dietitians.