Zonta Yellow Rose Award from Anne’s local Zonta organization. Awarded to Anne for the role her work has played in broadening and deepening the understanding of issues affecting and impacting women.


National Health Information Awards for both Weight Loss Confidential and Weight Loss Confidential Journal. Chosen from among more than 1,000 entries by a national panel of experts. These awards recognize “the nation’s best consumer health information programs and materials.”

Mom’s Choice Award for Weight Loss Confidential, Silver Recipient: Family & Parenting – Health, Nutrition, Fitness & Safety. The Mom’s Choice Awards are known for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products and services.


USA Book News Best Book Awards. First Place Award for Weight Loss Confidential in the “Health: Diet and Weight Loss” category.


American Dietetic Association Media Excellence Award for “consistent nutrition reporting” in Anne’s books, magazine and newsletter articles, website writing, and media appearances over the course of her more than two decade career as a health and medical journalist. The award also recognizes coverage of issues with balance and perspective, scientific accuracy, broad audience reach, and creativity in presentation.


National Health Information Award for Thin for Life. Chosen from among more than 1,110 entries by a national panel of experts.


The Research Society on Alcoholism Journalism Award for her book, Sober for Good: New Solutions for Drinking Problems-Advice From Those Who Have Succeeded. This award is for work that has a major impact on public knowledge, is scientifically accurate, shows dedication to the cause, and has journalistic quality.

Outstanding Contributions to Advancing the Understanding of Addictions Award from the American Psychological Association’s Division 50. This award is given for outstanding media portrayal, contribution to key legislation, or other contributions that have been made to advancing the understanding of the addictions.


“Distinguished Friend to Behavior Therapy Award,” given by the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. This award goes to individuals or organizations who have been dedicated to heightening the lay public’s awareness and appreciation of cognitive-behavioral treatment approaches for problems such as addictions and obesity.

National Health Information Award for Sober for Good in the “patient education information” category. Chosen from nearly 900 entries judged by a national panel of health information experts.


National Health Information Award for Eating Thin for Life.


Nominee for a Julia Child Cookbook Award for Thin for Life in the Food/Reference/Technical Category.


William Harvey Award from the American Medical Writers Association for an article on hypertension.