Top researchers, clinicians and educators will be recognized for their outstanding contributions at Nutrition 2019

Rockville, MD (May 23, 2019) –The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) and the ASN Foundation are proud to announce the 2019 recipients of its scientific achievement awards.

“We are delighted to recognize this outstanding group of scientists. Their contributions, mentorship and dedication to advancing nutrition research, education and practice are exemplary and inspiring,” stated Catherine Field, PhD, ASN President.

The following leaders will be lauded at the Society’s flagship meeting, Nutrition 2019, held June 8-11, 2019 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore.

Senior Investigator Awards

ASN Foundation Mentorship Award

Jose Ordovas, PhD, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at TuftsUniversity

Conrad A. Elvehjem Award for Public Service in Nutrition Supported by Mondelēz International

Alice Lichtenstein, DSc, USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University

David Kritchevsky Career Achievement Award in Nutrition Supported by Mondelēz International

Amy F. Subar, PhD, MPH, RD, National Cancer Institute

E.V. McCollum Award

Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD, Texas A&M University

Excellence in Nutrition Education Award Supported by the Nestlé Nutrition Institute

Stephen Hursting, PhD, MPH, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

General Mills Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition Innovation Award Endowed by the General Mills Bell Institute of Human Health & Nutrition

Susan Roberts, PhD, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University

Gilbert A. Leveille Lectureship and Award Supported by ASN and the Institute of Food Technologists

Mario Ferruzzi, PhD, North Carolina State University

Kellogg Prize for Lifetime Achievements in International Nutrition Supported by Kellogg Company

Marie Ruel, PhD, International Food Policy Research Institute

Mary Swartz Rose Senior Investigator Award Supported by the Council for Responsible Nutrition

Catharine Ross, PhD, Pennsylvania State University

Osborne and Mendel Award Supported by ILSI North America

Janos Zempleni, PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare Nutritional Sciences Award Supported by Pfizer

Katherine L. Tucker, PhD, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Robert H. Herman Memorial Award

Jacob Selhub, PhD, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University

Robert Suskind and Leslie Lewinter-Suskind Pediatric Nutrition Lifetime Achievement Award Endowed by Robert Suskind and Leslie Lewinter-Suskind

Bo Lonnerdal, PhD, University of California, Davis

Mid-Career Awards

Nevin Scrimshaw Mid-Career Award in Global Nutrition Supported by the Sight and Life Foundation

Laura Murray-Kolb, PhD, Pennsylvania State University

Young Investigator Awards

Bio-Serv Award in Experimental Animal Nutrition Supported by Bio-Serv Inc.

Zeynep Madak-Erdogan, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

E.L.R. Stokstad Award Endowed by the Stokstad Family

Young Ah Seo, PhD, University of Michigan

Mary Swartz Rose Young Investigator Award Supported by the Council for Responsible Nutrition

Aditi Das, PhD, University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine

Mead Johnson Award Endowed by Mead Johnson Pediatric Nutrition Institute

Heather Eicher-Miller, PhD, Purdue University

Norman Kretchmer Memorial Award in Nutrition and Development

Amanda L. Thompson, PhD, MPH, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

Peter J. Reeds Young Investigator Award

Tyler Churchward-Venne, PhD, McGill University

Vernon R. Young International Award for Amino Acid Research Endowed by the Ajinomoto Co. Inc.

Bradley S. Gordon, PhD, Florida State University

Scholarships and Fellowships

ASN Predoctoral Fellowship: Mars, Inc. Predoctoral Fellowship

Amy Nichols, University of Texas at Austin

ASN Predoctoral Fellowship: Pfizer Predoctoral Fellowship

May Cheung, Drexel University

ASN Predoctoral Fellowship: The Gerber Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

Kalhara Menikdiwela, Texas Tech University

Herbalife Nutrition Scholarship Supported by Herbalife Nutrition

Nicole S. Litwin, MS, RD, Colorado State University

Science Policy Fellowships

Rebecca Hagedorn, PhD, West Virginia University

Jessica Soldavini, MPH, RD, LDN, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Other Awards

ASN Volunteer of the Year Award

Dennis Bier, MD, Baylor College of Medicine

Global Nutrition Early Career Scholar Award Supported by Mondelēz International

Nyahabeh Anthony, PhD, Sierra Leone Agricultural Research Institute

Korean Nutrition Society (KNS) Award

Soonkyo Chung, PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Milton L. Sunde Award Endowed by the Sunde Family

Yun Hu, Nanjing Agriculture University

Sustaining Partner Roundtable Award of Distinction

Ratna Mukherjea, PhD, DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences

W.O. Atwater Lectureship Supported & Managed by USDA Agricultural Research Service

George A. Bray, MD, Louisiana State University

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