Current Recipients

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And, the Winner Is... 

PUBLISHED FIRST AUTHOR AWARD

Susan E. Steck
University of South Carolina
Steck et al. Calcium, magnesium, and whole-milk intakes and high-aggressive prostate cancer in the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project. 

EMERGING INVESTIGATOR FIRST AUTHOR AWARD

Kate Gardner Burt
Lehman College
Burt et al. Development of the GREEN (Garden Resources, Education, and Environment Nexus) Tool: An evidence-based model for school garden integration. 

SUGAR ASSOCIATION/RESEARCH DPG PILOT GRANT ($10,000)

Meera Penumetcha
University of Central Missouri
Project title: Development and validation of a lipid oxidation index (LOI) for commonly consumed foods.

THE MEAD JOHNSON NUTRITION/RESEARCH DPG STUDENT PILOT GRANT ($1,200)

Lisa M. Lanza
Drexel University
Project title: Regional prefrontal cortex activation to potentially rewarding activities in postpartum women with and without depression compared to nulligravida women.

Megan Elaine Larson
Bowling Green State University
Project title: Comparison of body composition assessment techniques in collegiate and maters level swimmers.

THE MEAD JOHNSON NUTRITION/RDPG STUDENT RESEARCH AWARD ($300)

Matthew Landry
The University of Texas at Austin
Project title: National School Lunch Program associated with higher dietary quality.

Laura Niederer
Marywood University
Project title: Identifying primary care providers to increase dietetian referrals.

Prabhdeep Sandha
University of Mississippi
Project title: Impact of a produce intervention on parental produce intake and behaviors.