NIU College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS) doctoral student, Alexis Briley, was selected as the
“I was so excited to learn that I was selected to receive the Commission on Dietetic Registration Doctoral Scholarship from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation,” said Briley, who lives in Greenville, North Carolina. “I am deeply honored and appreciative of the foundation’s support towards my academic endeavors.”
“By awarding me this scholarship, the foundation has greatly reduced my financial burden,” Briley said. “This will allow me to focus on completing my course work and work on my dissertation research while preparing for the candidacy exam in fall of 2022.”
professor of Health Sciences,
“I want to thank my advisor and mentor, Dr. Melani Duffrin, for her unwavering guidance and support during my doctoral journey here at NIU,” Briley said.
Dr. Beverly H. Henry, CHHS interim associate dean for Research and Resources, said Briley’s award is well deserved.
“I am so glad to hear that Alexis received this support,” Henry said. “We know that her work will continue to contribute to her field with clinical practice and research; Alexis is a great example of how our Health Sciences doctoral students demonstrate excellence in many different arenas.”
Learn more about NIU’s Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences.