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2018-2019

  • Rick Mattes, distinguished professor, was named as the President of the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) for 2019-2020.
  • James Fleet, professor, was named a fellow of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) for 2019.
  • Krittikan Chanpaiseng, PhD candidate, was selected as the winner of the Certificate of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Research Award for 2019 from the Office of Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs.
  • Krittikan Chanpaisend, PhD candidate, was awarded a scholarship to attend the 2019 Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics (SISG) at the University of Washington in Seattle from July 15-24.  Krittikan also received a Professional Grant from the Purdue Graduate Student Government to help fund her trip.
  • Stephanie Hunter, PhD student in Dr. Mattes' lab, completed Purdue's Applied Management Principles (mini-MBA) program.
  • Kassidy Sharpe, in Dr. Gletsu-Miller's lab, was awarded a FASEB DREAM Program Travel Award.
  • Yiying Zhao, PhD student, earned third place in the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) Emerging Leader poster competition in the Diet and Cancer category.
  • Alexandra Cowan, PhD student in Dr. Bailey's lab, won the 2019 Nutrition Translation RIS Emerging Leader poster competition at ASN.
  • Dennis Cladis, PhD student, placed second in the Emerging Leaders poster competition at ASN.
  • Heather Eicher-Miller, associate professor, received the 2019 Mead Johnson Award from the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) at Nutrition 2019.
  • Michele Forman, distinguished professor and head, has been selected as a member of the ASN Class of 2019 Fellows.
  • Jon Story, professor, has been selected as a member of the ASN Class of 2019 Fellows.
  • Ryan Calvert, PhD candidate, earned the Teaching Academy Graduate Teaching Award.
  • Ryan Calvert, PhD candidate, has completed the Advanced Graduate Teacher Certificate (AGTC).
  • Cori Running, assistant professor, received the 2019 Rising Star in Texture Research Award from the Journal of Texture Studies.
  • Heather Eicher-Miller, associate professor, received the 2019 Priester Culture of Health Award from the National Health Outreach Conference of the U.S. Cooperative Extension Service.
  • Cori Running, assistant professor, received the 2019 Polak Young Investigator Award from the Association for Chemoreception Science.
  • Kassady Sharpe, in Dr. Gletsu-Miller's lab, received the Justice Family Nutrition Award.
  • Two Purdue nutrition science professors named to 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee
  • Jay Burgess, associate professor, received the 2019 College of Health and Human Sciences Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award.
  • Feed the need: Toddlers' nutrition often short on vitamins, minerals, but long on sugar, salt 
  • Michele Forman, distinguished professor and head, received the 2018 H.A. Tyroler Distinguished Alumni Award in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Public Health.
  • Michele Forman, distinguished professor and head, received the 2018 Special Award for Epidemiologic Research on Critical and Sensitive Windows for Health Across the Lifespan from the American College of Epidemiology (ACE).
  • Dennis Cladis, PhD student, received the 2018 Catherine Peachy Award. He received the award and presented his talk, entitled "Mineral and phenolic content in representative diets from seven countries for the International Breast Cancer and Nutrition Project" at the International Breast Cancer Symposium. 
  • Kim Buhman was promoted to full professor.
  • Heather Eicher-Miller was promoted to associate professor.
  • Andrea Lobene, PhD student, was featured as the Student Member Spotlight in the Summer issue of The Digest, a newsletter published quarterly by the Research Dietetics Practice Group.
  • Joshua Hudson, postdoctoral researcher, won the Corporate Affiliates 3 Minute Thesis competition.
  • Nilupa Gunaratna received a Seed for Success Award from the EVPRP office.

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