Awards

Honoring excellence in nutrition science, research and practice, ASN’s awards recognize the accomplishments of members and meeting attendees.

Class of 2020 Fellows

To be inducted as a Fellow of the Society is the highest honor ASN bestows. The ASN Fellows program, in existence since 1952, recognizes members for their distinguished careers.

Class of 2020 Fellows

To be inducted as a Fellow of the Society is the highest honor ASN bestows. The ASN Fellows program, in existence since 1952, recognizes the following members of the Class of 2020 for their distinguished careers.

Margaret (Peggy) Bentley, MA, PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Robert A. Burns, PhD, Indiana University Bloomington School of Public Health

Naomi FukagawaMD, PhD, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Catherine A. Geissler, BDS, MS, PhD, King’s College, London

Harry Lee Greene, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

William Harris, PhD, OmegaQuant

Fatma HuffmanPhD, Florida International University

Mindy KurzerPhD, University of Minnesota

Daniel J. RaitenPhD, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of

Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health

Sachiko St. Jeor, PhD, University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine

Judith StorchPhD, Rutgers University

Mary Story, PhD, Duke University

Roger A. Sunde, PhD, University of Wisconsin

Bruce A. WatkinsPhD, University of California, Davis

Keith WestPhD, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

National Scientific Achievement Awards

The ASN and ASN Foundation awards program honors scientists, clinicians and scholars for significant achievements in nutrition research and practice.

Senior Investigator Awards

ASN Foundation Mentorship Award

Given for outstanding mentorship in the development of successful nutrition science investigators

Barbara J. Rolls, PhD, The Pennsylvania State University

ASN Nutritional Sciences Award

Given for recent investigative contributions of contemporary significance to the understanding of human nutrition

David B. Allison, PhD, Indiana University School of Public Health, Bloomington

Conrad A. Elvehjem Award for Public Service in Nutrition

Given in recognition of specific and distinguished service to the public through the science of nutrition

Supported by Mondelēz International

Barbara O. Schneeman, PhD, University of California, Davis

David Kritchevsky Career Achievement Award in Nutrition

Presented in recognition of an outstanding career in nutrition

Supported by Mondelēz International

David M. Klurfeld , PhD, USDA Agricultural Research Service

E.V. McCollum Award

Given to a clinical investigator who is perceived as a major creative force, actively generating new concepts in nutrition and personally seeing to the execution of studies testing the validity of these concepts

In memory of E.V. McCollum, Ph D (1879-1967)

Christos S. Mantzoros, MD, DSc, Harvard Medical School

E.V. McCollum International Lectureships in Nutrition Award

Given to a clinical investigator who is perceived as a major creative force, actively generating new concepts in nutrition and personally seeing to the execution of studies testing the validity of these concepts

Edward A. Frongillo, Jr., PhD, University of South Carolina

Excellence in Nutrition Education Award

Given for outstanding contributions to teaching nutrition and has demonstrated a superior ability as an educator in nutrition science as evidenced through a combination of the following: acknowledged excellence in nutrition teaching or nutrition education research and original contributions to teaching and translating new discoveries into classroom or educational materials

Supported by the Nestlé Nutrition Institute

Martin Kohlmeier, MD, PhD, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

General Mills Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition Innovation Award

Given to an investigator whose scientific contributions advance the understanding of healthy dietary patterns, which includes whole grains, cereals, fruits, vegetables and/or dairy

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

Jill Reedy, PhD, MPH, RD, National Cancer Institute

Kellogg Prize for Lifetime Achievements in International Nutrition

Awarded to a member of ASN’s Global Nutrition Council (GNC) actively engaged in research to benefit populations in non-industrialized countries

Supported by Kellogg Company

Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, PhD, Yale School of Public Health

Mary Swartz Rose Senior Investigator Award

Given to an investigator for outstanding research on the safety and efficacy of bioactive compounds for human health

Supported by the Council for Responsible Nutrition

Charles Brenner, PhD, University of Iowa

McCormick Science Institute Research Award

Presented to an investigator conducting clinical, translational, in vitro, and/or ex vivo research, whose scientific contributions have advanced the understanding of the potential health benefits of culinary herbs and spices.

Endowed by the McCormick Science Institute

Zhaoping Li, MD, PhD, UCLA Center for Human Nutrition

Osborne and Mendel Award

Given for outstanding recent basic research accomplishments in nutrition

Supported by ILSI North America

John R. Speakman, PhD , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing and University of Aberdeen, Scotland

Robert H. Herman Memorial Award

Given to a clinical investigator whose research work has contributed importantly to the advancement of clinical nutrition, particularly the biochemical and metabolic aspects of human nutrition

Thomas M.S. Wolever, MD, PhD, University of Toronto and INQUIS Clinical Research, Ltd.

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

Presented to a clinician or investigator who has made a significant lifetime contribution to the field of pediatric nutrition, particularly to the role of childhood nutrition in health and disease

Endowed by Robert Suskind and Leslie Lewinter-Suskind

Virginia Stallings, MD , Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Roland L Weinsier Award for Excellence in Medical/Dental Nutrition Education

Given in recognition of an outstanding career in medical/dental nutrition education

Teresa A. Marshall, PhD, RDN/LDN, FAND, Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa

Mid-Career and Young Investigator Awards

Nevin Scrimshaw Mid-Career Award in Global Nutrition

Given to a mid-career professional who has done innovative work to advance the field of global nutrition and is a current member of ASN’s Global Nutrition Council

Supported by the Sight and Life Foundation

Purnima Menon, PhD, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)  

Bio-Serv Award in Experimental Animal Nutrition

Given for meritorious research in nutrition accomplished by an investigator within 10 years of postgraduate training. The work recognized must involve the nutrition of experimental animals used as models

Supported by Bio-Serv Inc.

Vishal Singh, PhD, The Pennsylvania State University

E.L.R. Stokstad Award

Given for outstanding fundamental research in nutrition, with for early stage scientists

In Memory of E.L.R. Stokstad (1913-1995)

Endowed by the Stokstad Family

Kyla Shea, PhD , Tufts University USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging

Mary Swartz Rose Young Investigator Award

Given to an investigator within 10 years of postgraduate training, for outstanding research on the safety and efficacy of bioactive compounds for human health

In Memory of MS Rose (1874-1941)

Supported by the Council for Responsible Nutrition

Jaume Amengual, PhD, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Mead Johnson Award

Given to an investigator for a single outstanding piece of nutrition research or a series of papers on the same subject accomplished within 10 years of postgraduate training

Endowed by Mead Johnson Pediatric Nutrition Institute

Andrew W. Brown, PhD, Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington

Norman Kretchmer Memorial Award in Nutrition and Development

Given to a young investigator for a substantial body of independent research in the field of nutrition and development with potential relevance to improving child health

In memory of Norman Kretchmer (1923 – 1995)

Saurabh Mehta, MBBS, ScD, Cornell University

Peter J. Reeds Young Investigator Award

Given for outstanding research in macronutrient metabolism accomplished within five years of receiving a PhD or completing a residency training

In Memory of Peter J. Reeds, PhD (1945-2002)

Laura W. Bowers, PhD, RD, Purdue University

Samuel J Fomon Young Physician Award

Given to a physician within 10 years from completion of medical postdoctoral training for outstanding work in the general area of pediatric nutrition, including infant nutrition, infant growth, or body composition

Endowed by the Nestlé Nutrition Institute

Dale Young Lee, MD, MSCE, Seattle Children’s Hospital; University of Washington

Vernon R. Young International Award for Amino Acid Research

Given to an investigator within 10 years of postgraduate training for a single outstanding piece of research or for a series of papers in a related area of amino acid metabolism

Endowed by the Ajinomoto Co. Inc.

Domenico Tricò, MD, University of Pisa

Scholarships and Fellowships

ASN Predoctoral Fello wship: Mars, Inc. Predoctoral Fellowship

Supported by Mars, Inc.

Bryant Keirns, MS, Oklahoma State University

ASN Predoctoral Fellowship: The Gerber Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

Endowed by the Gerber Foundation

Kaitlyn Harper, MA, MSc, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Herbalife Nutrition Scholarship

Supported by Herbalife Nutrition

Katie Ellison, MS, RDN, LDN, The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Science Policy Fellowships

Organized by the ASN Committee on Advocacy and Science Policy

Lyndsey D. Ruiz, University of California, Davis

Matthew J. Landry, PhD, The University of Texas at Austin

Additional Awards

Ajinomoto Young Investigator Pilot Grant

This award provides a one-time $10,000 pilot grant for a young investigator to pursue basic or applied research investigating the sodium reduction attributes of umami-related compounds under healthy or therapeutic conditions

Supported by Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America, Inc. 

Shannon Galyean, PhD, RDN, LD, Texas Tech University

Dennis Bier, MD Young Career Editor for The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

The inaugural Young Career Editor will help shape and define this new position to promote and expand journal content to target audiences, from technical experts to the general public. Ultimately, this person will help The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) broaden its public voice, continuing its tradition of innovation and excellence in science publishing.

Supported by Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America, Inc., Pfizer, Inc. and individual ASN members

Kevin C. Klatt, PhD, RD, Baylor College of Medicine

Korean Nutrition Society (KNS) Award

Given to improve understanding and co-operation between KNS and ASN in nutritional matters of common interest and concern to promote excellence in nutrition research

Naima Moustaid-Moussa, PhD, FTOS, FAHA, Texas Tech University

Milton L. Sunde Award

Given for publication in The Journal of Nutrition of outstanding experimental, applied or fundamental research in nutrition that uses an avian species

In honor of M.L. Sunde, PhD (1921-2015)

Endowed by the Sunde Family

Philipp Hofmann, MS, Institute of Animal Science, Department of Animal Nutrition, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

ASN’s Understanding Nutritional Science Video Competition

Erin Frost, Maria Koleilat, and Paul Inventado

for their video, “Mobile Application for weight loss after childbirth”

*Celebrating 50 Years of Membership in 2020

ASN congratulates each of these members for their long-term commitment to advancing excellence in nutrition science and practice.

Richard A. Ahrens, PhD
*Nancy W Alcock-Hood, PhD
Harvey Anderson, PhD
*Mohamed A. Antar, MD, PhD
Billy R. Baumgardt, BS, MS, PhD
Joyce L Beare-Rogers, PhD
Norlin J. Benevenga, PhD
Andre Bensadoun, PhD
*Werner G. Bergen, PhD
Richard C Bozian, MD
*George A. Bray, BA, MD
Margaret E. Briley, PhD, RD
Oscar Brunser, MD
George E Bunce, PhD
T. Colin Campbell, PhD
Lyndon B. Carew, BS, PhD
George Christakis, MD, MPH
Harry R Conrad, PhD
Jack M Cooperman, PhD
Angel Cordano, MD, MPH
Nuhad J Daghir, PhD
Hector F. DeLuca, PhD
Jacqueline Dupont, PhD
Leon Ellenbogen, PhD
Charles E. Elson, PhD

Hans Fisher, PhD
Martin H. Floch, MD
Richard A. Freedland, PhD
Samuel W. French, MD
Helene N. Guttman, PhD
*Charles H. Halsted, BA, MD
Jean H. Hankin, PhD
Robert W. Harkins, PhD
Sami A Hashim, MD
*K. C. Hayes, DVM, PhD
David C. Herting, PhD
Khursheed N. Jeejeebhoy, MD, PhD
Madhu L. Kakade, PhD
*Leslie M Klevay
Alfredo Lopez-S, MD, PhD
Paul B McCay
Donald B. McCormick, PhD
Donald Stewart McLaren
*James G. Morris, PhD
Padmanabhan P. Nair, PhD
Malden C. Nesheim, PhD
*Forrest H. Nielsen, PhD
*Cheryl F Nockels, PhD
Anthony W. Norman, PhD
*Donald Oberleas, PhD

George M Owen
*Mulchand S. Patel, PhD
Ananda S. Prasad, MD, PhD
Quinton R. Rogers, PhD
Irwin H. Rosenberg, PhD
Norton S Rosensweig, MD
Harold H. Sandstead, MD
Shantilal N Shah, PhD
*Earl Shrago, MD
Robert E. Smith, PhD
James C. Smith, PhD
Jean T. Snook, PhD
Bruce R. Stillings, PhD
Peruvemba R. Sundaresan, PhD
Leon Swell, PhD
Jean K. Tews, PhD
*Richard C Theuer, MBA, MS, PhD
Bert M Tolbert, PhD
Donald E. Turk, PhD
Barbara A. Underwood, MS, PhD
Jan Van Eys, MD, PhD
Peter J. Van Soest
John E. Vanderveen, PhD
Mary Ann Williams, PhD
*Maija H. Zile, PhD

ABSTRACT AWARD RECOGNITION PROGRAM FINALISTS

ASN recognizes outstanding research from students and early career professionals being presented at NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE.

Clinical Emerging Leader Award Finalists

Recognizes individuals in postgraduate programs presenting outstanding research in clinical and human nutrition during NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE

Robert Bergia, MS, Purdue University
Cardiometabolic Health-Promoting Effects of Low- and High-Glycemic Mediterranean-Style Eating Patterns: The MedGI-Carb Randomized Controlled Trial (Abstract Presentation Number: P07-009-20)

Yi-Hsuan Liu, MS, RD, The Pennsylvania State University
Diet Quality and Risk of Parkinson Disease: A Prospective Study and a Meta-Analysis (Abstract Presentation Number: P22-071-20)

Jisun So, MS, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University
EPA and DHA Have Differential Effects on Cholesterol Ester Transfer Protein and Lipoprotein Lipase Activities Following Plasma Triglycerides Lowering (Abstract Presentation Number: P10-055-20)

Darel Wee Kiat Toh, B.AS., National University of Singapore
Skin Carotenoid Status Is a Potential Surrogate Marker for Cardiovascular Disease Risk Determination in Middle-Aged and Older Adults (Abstract Presentation Number: P02-036-20)

Graduate Student Research Award Finalists

Recognizes graduate students presenting outstanding research during NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE

Moira Differding, MHS, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Gut Microbiota Are Predictive of Coach-Directed Behavioral Weight Loss Success over 6 Months in Randomized Trial (Abstract Presentation Number: P24-013-20)

Mengxi Du, MS, MPH, RD, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
Cost-Effectiveness of the FDA Menu Labeling to Reduce Obesity-Associated Cancer Burden in the United States (Abstract Presentation Number: P26-002-20)

Connor Geraghty, BS, The Ohio State University
Dietary Tomato Varieties Similarly Inhibit Prostate Carcinogenesis in the TRAMP Model in Association with Distinct Transcriptomic and Metabolomic Profiles (Abstract Presentation Number: P05-025-20)

Emahlea Jackson, BS, NDTR, University of Washington
Association Between Household Food Security and Disordered Eating Behaviors Among Young Adults with Diabetes: The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study (Abstract Presentation Number: P22-048-20)

Paraskevi Massara, MSc, University of Toronto & The Hospital for Sick Children
Nordic Dietary Pattern and Cardiometabolic Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies and Randomized Controlled Trials (Abstract Presentation Number: P07-046-20)

Paola Mattey-Mora, MPH, Indiana University
Sleep Disturbances, Obesity and Cognitive Function in Childhood: A Mediation Analysis (Abstract Presentation Number: P18-040-20)

Michael Salinas, BS, Texas A&M University
High-Fat Diet-Induced Obesity Modulates Colonic Lgr5+ Stem Cell Homeostasis by Dysregulating Plasma Membrane Organization (Abstract Presentation Number: P25-082-20)

Anna Salvador, BS, Texas A&M University
Strain, Sex, and Diet Dependent Responses to American and Ketogenic Diets in Mice (Abstract Presentation Number: P19-031-20)

Yi Zhao, MSc, Tufts University, Friedman School of Nutrition Macrosocial
Inequality, Food Insecurity, and Malnutrition: A Mediation Analysis (Abstract Presentation Number: P14-133-20)

Nutrition Translation Award Finalists

Recognizes outstanding early-career scientists and clinicians interested in translating their research to a defined audience to improve public health and/or health outcomes who are presenting their research during NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE

Hassan Dashti, PhD, RD, Massachusetts General Hospital
Association of Genome-Wide Genetic Risk for Obesity with the Quality, Quantity, and Timing of Workplace Food Purchases (Abstract Presentation Number: P22-021-20)

Shue Huang, PhD, The Pennsylvania State University
Plasma Oleic-to-Stearic Acid Ratio and Future Heart Failure Risk: From MESA (Abstract Presentation Number: P10-030-20)

Stephen Kodish, PhD, MS, Pennsylvania State University
Understanding Why Behavioral Interventions Pose Challenges – Using Cultural Domain Analysis to Compare Malnutrition Risk Perception in 6 Global Contexts (Abstract Presentation Number: P14-059-20)

Carli Liguori, MS, RDN, University of Pittsburgh
Changes in Dietary Intake with Varying Doses of Physical Activity Within a Weight Loss Intervention: The Heart Health Study (Abstract Presentation Number: P28-014-20)

Postdoctoral Research Award Finalists

Recognizes early-career scientists and clinicians presenting outstanding research during NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE

Endowed by DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences

Fiona Asigbee, PhD, MPH, The University of Texas at Austin
Dietary Quality May Play a Role in Classroom Engagement (Abstract Presentation Number: P07-004-20)

Philippa Gibson, BSc, PhD, King’s College London
No Difference in Lipemic Response or Endothelial Function Following Interesterified and Non-Interesterified Functionally Equivalent Fats: A Randomized Controlled Trial (Abstract Presentation Number: P10-023-20)

Swetha Manohar, RD, MSPH, PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Identifying Faltering of Growth Velocity and Associated Risk Factors Among Preschool Aged Children in Nepal (Abstract Presentation Number: P14-069-20)

Kai Wang, MD, PhD, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Healthy Lifestyle for Prevention of Premature Death Among Users and Nonusers of Common Preventive Medications: A Prospective Study in Two US Cohorts (Abstract Presentation Number: P01-085-20)

Lu Wang, PhD, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
Disparities in Health and Economic Burden of Cancer Attributable to Suboptimal Diet in the United States (Abstract Presentation Number: P05-060-20)

Student Interest Group Award Finalists

Recognizes students presenting outstanding research during NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE

Nan Dou, MS, The Pennsylvania State University
Food Insecurity and Mental Health Status Among Immigrants in High-Income Countries Between 2014-2017 (Abstract Presentation Number: P04-030-20)

Amy Fothergill, MPH, Cornell University
Anemia and Iron Status in Women of Reproductive Age in Southern India (Abstract Presentation Number: P14-031-20)

Monica Kashi, BS, UIUC
Differential Relationships Between Serum Xanthophylls and Macular Pigment and Retinal Morphology (Abstract Presentation Number: P02-018-20)

Jessica Mackert, BS, Wake Forest School of Medicine
A Polyphenol-Rich Muscadine Grape Extract Inhibits HER+ Breast Cancer and Protects Against Trastuzumab-Induced Cardiotoxicity (Abstract Presentation Number: P05-034-20)

Dustin Moore, BS, University of New Hampshire
Do Dietary Patterns Differ with Video Game Usage in College Men? (Abstract Presentation Number: P20-051-20)

Xuhuiqun Zhang, PhD Candidate, Illinois Institute of Technology
Microbiome, Pre-Diabetes and Polyphenol Metabolites: Insights and Interactions in Humans After 4-Week Dietary Intervention with Red Raspberries and Prebiotics (Abstract Presentation Number: P06-129-20)

Young Minority Investigator Award Finalists

Recognizes young investigators from underrepresented communities within the biomedical and life sciences presenting outstanding research during NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE

Alexis Baldeon, BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Diet Quality and the Fecal Microbiota in Healthy Adults in the American Gut Project (Abstract Presentation Number: P24-003-20)

Camille Jones, MPH, Cornell University
Prevalence of Undernutrition and Anemia in 6-24-Month-Old Children in Rural South India: Assessing the Target Population for a Multiple Biofortified Crops Feeding Trial (Abstract Presentation Number: P14-053-20)

Celina Morales, BS, California State University, Northridge
Dietary Salt-Related Knowledge, Attitude, Behaviors, and Hypertension in a Rural Northern Thailand Population (Abstract Presentation Number: P14-075-20)

Solange Saxby, BS, University of Hawai’i Mānoa
Prebiotic Potential of Taro (Colocasia esculenta) to Modulate Gut Bacteria Composition and Short Chain Fatty Acid Production (Abstract Presentation Number: P24-039-20)

Adriana Verdezoto Alvarado, BS, Arizona State University
Food Insecurity, Perception of the Neighborhood Food Environment, and Dietary Quality Among Mexican Immigrant Women (Abstract Presentation Number: P04-142-20)

Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Finalists

Recognizes the very best research presented by students and young investigators during NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE. Finalists are named across the abstract topical areas.

Aging and Chronic Disease 

Samaneh Farsijan, PhD, MSc, University of Pittsburgh
Plasma Metabolites Associated with Muscle Fat Infiltration in Community-Dwelling Older Adults from the Health ABC Study (Abstract Presentation Number: P01-022-20)

Joseph Roberts, MS, Emory University
Novel Metabolic Pathways Associated with Serum Bone Turnover Markers in Healthy Young Adults (Abstract Presentation Number: P01-071-20)

Kai Wang, MD, PhD, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Healthy Lifestyle for Prevention of Premature Death Among Users and Nonusers of Common Preventive Medications: A Prospective Study in Two US Cohorts (Abstract Presentation Number: P01-085-20)

Courtney Whalen, BS, The Pennsylvania State University
A Ketogenic Diet Is Protective Against Atherosclerosis in Apolipoprotein E Knockout Mice (Abstract Presentation Number: P01-087-20)

Carotenoids and Retinoids

Corinne Cannavale, BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Auditory and Visual Working Memory Are Differentially Related to Carotenoid Status in Preadolescent Children (Abstract Presentation Number: P02-002-20)

Xi Fang, BS, University of Georgia
Effect of Maternal Supplementation of Lutein on Brain Functional Organization of Offspring in a Piglet Model (Abstract Presentation Number: P02-009-20)

Hyunju Kang, MS, University of Connecticut
Astaxanthin Inhibits Alcohol-Induced Inflammation and Oxidative Stress by Mediating the Sirtuin 1 and Histone Deacetylase 4 Axis in Macrophages (Abstract Presentation Number: P02-017-20)

Monica Kashi, BS, UIUC
Differential Relationships Between Serum Xanthophylls and Macular Pigment and Retinal Morphology (Abstract Presentation Number: P02-018-20)

Mi-Bo Kim, PhD, University of Connecticut
Fucoxanthin Inhibits Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Inflammation and Oxidative Stress by Activating Nuclear Factor E2-Related Factor 2 in Macrophages (Abstract Presentation Number: P02-020-20)

Yaqi Li, PhD, The Pennsylvania State University
Pregnancy and Lactation Alter Vitamin A Metabolism and Kinetics in Rats under Vitamin A-Adequate Dietary Conditions (Abstract Presentation Number: P02-024-20)

Darel Wee Kat Toh, B.AS., National University of Singapore
Skin Carotenoid Status Is a Potential Surrogate Marker for Cardiovascular Disease Risk Determination in Middle-Aged and Older Adults (Abstract Presentation Number: P02-036-20)

Yanqi Zhang, MA, University of Alabama
Vitamin A Status in Neonatal and Weanling Rats Reared by Mothers Consuming Normal and High Fat Diets with or Without Vitamin A Supplementation (Abstract Presentation Number: P02-038-20)

Yanqi Zhang, MA, University of Alabama
Vitamin A Supplementation During Suckling and Post-Weaning Periods Improves Systemic and Adipose Tissue Redox Status in Offspring of Rats Consuming a High-Fat Diet (Abstract Presentation Number: P02-039-20)

Climate/Environment, Agriculture and Food Supply

Tania Simone Barros, BS, Loma Linda University
An Acute Comparison of the Change of Serum Lipids, Glucose, and hs-CRP levels After Consumption of a Beef Burger Versus a Vegetarian Burger in Healthy Adults (Abstract Presentation Number: P03-001-20)

Community and Public Health Nutrition

Shannon Conrey, MS, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Neighborhood Deprivation Predicts Diet Quality at One Year of Age (Abstract Presentation Number: P04-024-20)

Nan Dou, MS, The Pennsylvania State University
Food Insecurity and Mental Health Status Among Immigrants in High-Income Countries Between 2014-2017 (Abstract Presentation Number: P04-030-20)

Sharmin Hossain, PhD, National Institute on Aging
Caregiver Status and Diet Quality in Community Dwelling Older Adults (Abstract Presentation Number: P04-056-20)

Edwina Wambogo, PhD, MS, MPH, RD, National Cancer Institute
Sources of Energy, Empty Calories, Added Sugars, and Solid Fats Among Children and Adolescents 2-18 Years in the United States (Abstract Presentation Number: P04-147-20)

Diet and Cancer

Natalia Cortez, MD, RDN, University of California, Davis
A Ketogenic Diet Mitigates Pancreatic Cancer-Associated Cachexia in Mice (Abstract Presentation Number: P05-014-20)

Connor Geraghty, BS, The Ohio State University
Dietary Tomato Varieties Similarly Inhibit Prostate Carcinogenesis in the TRAMP Model in Association with Distinct Transcriptomic and Metabolomic Profiles (Abstract Presentation Number: P05-025-20)

Giuliana Noratto, PhD, Texas A&M University
Chemopreventive Potential of DSC Anthocyanins and Total Phenolics Extracted from Dark Sweet Cherry (DSC) Through Modulation of MDA-MB-453 Breast Tumor Proteomic Profile (Abstract Presentation Number: P05-004-20)

Lu Wang, PhD, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
Obesity-Related Cancer Burden Associated with Ultra-Processed Food Consumption Among US Adults (Abstract Presentation Number: P05-061-20)

Dietary Bioactive Components

Hyun-Dong Cho, PhD, University of Arkansas
Comparison of Total Phenolic Contents, Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammation Activity in Sweetpotato Leaves Obtained from 24 Different Cultivars (Abstract Presentation Number: P06-013-20)

Luis Cordero-Monroy, BSc, University of Manitoba
URI-1 Levels Are Elevated in Fatty Livers of db/db and C57BL/6 Mice Fed Trans-10,Cis-12 Conjugated Linoleic Acid (Abstract Presentation Number: P06-016-20)

Sunhye Lee, PhD, UC Davis
2’-fucosyllactose (2’-FL) Supplementation Improves Gut Barrier Function and Lipid Metabolism in HF-fed Mice (Abstract Presentation Number: P06-058-20)

Miguel Rebollo-Hernanz, PhD, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 Signaling Activation by Selected Bioactive Compounds from Cocoa Shell Modulated Metabolism and Mitochondrial Function in Hepatocytes (Abstract Presentation Number: P06-092-20)

Priyanka Sharma, PhD, Rutgers University, IFNH
Sexually Dimorphic Regulation of Gut Microbiota and Body Weight by a Naturally Occurring Flavonoid (Abstract Presentation Number: P06-105-20)

Xuhuiqun Zhang, PhD Candidate, Illinois Institute of Technology
Microbiome, Pre-Diabetes and Polyphenol Metabolites: Insights and Interactions in Humans After 4-Week Dietary Intervention with Red Raspberries and Prebiotics (Abstract Presentation Number: P06-129-20)

Dietary Patterns

Minoo Bagheri, PhD, Vanderbilt University
Healthy Eating Index, Genomics and Metabolomics; Insights into the Mechanisms Driving Dietary Pattern to Metabolic Disorders (Abstract Presentation Number: P07-006-20)

Alexandra Bellows, MS, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Self-Identified Vegetarian Pregnant Women in India Have Better Diets Than Self-Identified Non-Vegetarian Women Because of the Intersections of Caste and Economic Status (Abstract Presentation Number: P07-008-20)

Paraskevi Massara, MSc, University of Toronto & The Hospital for Sick Children
Nordic Dietary Pattern and Cardiometabolic Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies and Randomized Controlled Trials (Abstract Presentation Number: P07-046-20)

Kelsey Schmidt, PhDc, University of Washington
Impact of Low-Fat and Full-Fat Dairy Intake on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors: A Randomized Controlled Trial (Abstract Presentation Number: P07-063-20)

Eating Frequency and Chrononutrition

Steve Douglas, PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Differences in Body Mass Index Z-Scores Among Children and Adolescent Participants of NHANES 2003-2016 with Different Temporal Eating Patterns (Abstract Presentation Number: P08-006-20)

Energy and Macronutrient Metabolism

Shue Huang, PhD, The Pennsylvania State University
Plasma Oleic-to-Stearic Acid Ratio and Future Heart Failure Risk: From MESA (Abstract Presentation Number: P10-030-20)

Trevor Steele, MS, Kansas State University
Glycemic and Insulinemic Response to Two Doses of Resistant Starch Type 4: A Randomized Controlled Crossover Trial (Abstract Presentation Number: P10-057-20)

Michelle E.G. Weijzen, MSc, Maastricht University Medical Centre
Ingestion of Free Amino Acids as Opposed to Intact Protein Increases Amino Acid Absorption but Does Not Further Augment Postprandial Muscle Protein Synthesis Rates (Abstract Presentation Number: P10-066-20)

Experimental Animal Nutrition

Mohammad Habibi, PhD Student, Oklahoma State University
The Combination of Dietary Branched-Chain and Limiting Amino Acids Modulates Feed Intake Through Both Peripheral and Central Mechanisms in Pigs Fed with Low Protein Diets (Abstract Presentation Number: P11-009-20)

Guanlan Hu, MSc, University of Toronto/ The Hospital for Sick Children
The Role of Tryptophan-Nicotinamide (TRP-NAM) Pathway in Malnutrition Induced Liver Dysfunction (Abstract Presentation Number: P11-011-20)

Catherine Schneider, Graduate Student, University of California, Berkeley
Interaction of Diet with the Metabolic Flux Signatures of the Unfolded Protein Response (Abstract Presentation Number: P11-020-20)

Food Choice, Markets and Policy

Yujin Lee, PhD, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
Health and Economic Impacts of a Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Warning Label in the US: A Micro-Simulation Study (Abstract Presentation Number: P12-012-20)

Nazratun Monalisa, MPH, MSS, University of South Carolina
Food-Choice Values of Elementary School Children and Strategies Used to Influence Mothers’ Food Purchasing Decisions (Abstract Presentation Number: P12-017-20)

Food Science and Nutrition

Kristine Dennis, MPH, Emory University
Impact of Food Processing on Concentrations of Metal-Binding Phytochelatins in Plant-Based Food (Abstract Presentation Number: P13-017-20)

Aahana Shrestha, MSC, University of Auckland
Acute Digestive Symptoms and Lactose Malabsorption to Cow Milk or Sheep Milk in Female Dairy Avoiders (Abstract Presentation Number: P13-046-20)

Global Nutrition

William Gardner, AB, University of Washington
Global, Regional, and National Prevalence of Anemia and Its Causes in 204 Countries and Territories, 1990-2019 (Abstract Presentation Number: P14-035-20)

Jacqueline Lauer, PhD, MPH, Boston Children’s Hospital
Markers of Environmental Enteric Dysfunction Are Associated with Poor Growth and Iron Status in Rural Ugandan infants (Abstract Presentation Number: P14-064-20)

Nandita Perumal, PhD, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Human Capital and Wage Income Gains of Scaling-Up Maternal Prenatal Nutrition Interventions in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (Abstract Presentation Number: P14-092-20)

Leah Puklin, MPH, Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Sciences and Policy
Global, Regional, and National Animal and Plant Source Food Intake Among Adolescents Ages 11-19 Years in 2015: An analysis from the Global Dietary Database (Abstract Presentation Number: P14-093-20)

Julia Reedy, MS, Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Sciences and Policy
Global Dietary Intake in Relation to the EAT Lancet Commission’s Scientific Targets; Results from the Global Dietary Database 2015 (Abstract Presentation Number: P14-100-20)

Rochelle Werner, RDN, Institute for Global Nutrition, University of California, Davis
Intake of Free Sugars Among Young Children in Rural Malawi (Abstract Presentation Number: P14-128-20)

Yi Zhao, MSc, Tufts University, Friedman School of Nutrition
Macrosocial Inequality, Food Insecurity, and Malnutrition: A Mediation Analysis (Abstract Presentation Number: P14-133-20)

Maternal, Perinatal and Pediatric Nutrition

Farah Behbehani, MPH, MS, RD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Parental Feeding Behaviors Associated with Children’s Willingness to Try New Foods and Body Mass Index (BMI) (Abstract Presentation Number: P15-013-20)

Paige Berger, PhD, RD, Saban Research Institute/Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Maternal Consumption of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Juices in Lactation Predicts Poorer Infant Neurodevelopment at 24 Postnatal Months (Abstract Presentation Number: P15-015-20)

Bess Caswell, PhD, Institute for Global Nutrition, University of California, Davis
An Egg Feeding Intervention Increased Protein Quantity and Quality Among Young Malawian Children (Abstract Presentation Number: P15-027-20)

Katherine Delaney, BS, Cornell University
Maternal Red Blood Cell Catabolism as a Source of Fetal Iron (Abstract Presentation Number: P15-041-20)

Emily Flanagan, PhD, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Sleep Patterns in Pregnant Women with Obesity Differentially Affect Energy Intake and Metabolic Health (Abstract Presentation Number: P15-056-20)

Hunter Korsmo, BS, M Phil, PhD Candidate, CUNY Graduate Center
Maternal Choline Supplementation Supports Resistance to Effects of Prolonged Western Diet Feeding in Mice Offspring (Abstract Presentation Number: P15-094-20)

Arden McMath, M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Screen Time is Related to Dietary Intake in Children at 24-Months-of-Age (Abstract Presentation Number: P15-107-20)

Alison Nulty, MSPH, UNC Chapel Hill
Maternal-Infant Bedsharing Associated with Maternal Depressive Symptoms and Perception of Infant Sleep (Abstract Presentation Number: P15-124-20)

Jasmine Plows, PhD, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Saban Research Institute
Associations of Maternal Non-Nutritive Sweetener Intake During Pregnancy with Childhood BMI Trajectory (Abstract Presentation Number: P15-130-20)

Maryam Razaghi, PhD, McGill University
Interrelationships Among Vitamin D Status and Body Composition in Mother-Infant Dyads (Abstract Presentation Number: P15-133-20)

Medical Nutrition/Case Study Vignettes

Juliana Toro, Graduate Student, Florida International University
Are Antidepressants Associated with Energy Intake and Obesity Among U.S. Adolescents and Young Adults (Abstract Presentation Number: P16-033-20)

Cécile Vors, PhD, Laboratoire CarMeN
Impact of a Supplementation with Polyphenol Extract and L-citrulline on Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Pre-Hypertensive Individuals (Abstract Presentation Number: P16-036-20)

Anqi Zhao, MS, Illinois Institute of Technology
Effects of Daily Strawberry Intake (4 weeks) on Plasma Bile Acid Composition in Humans: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Crossover Trial (Abstract Presentation Number: P16-038-20)

Methods

Mulubirhan Assefa Alemayohu, MPH, University of Verona and Mekelle University
Flavonoid Content of Selected Foods – A Comparison of Four International Composition Tables (Abstract Presentation Number: P17-002-20)

Neuroscience/Nutrition and the Brain

Corinne Cannavale, BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Four-Week Fermented Dairy Beverage Consumption Impacts Gut Microbiota and Improves Relational Memory (Abstract Presentation Number: P18-010-20)

Ya-Hsuan Chang, MS, University of Kentucky
Apolipoprotein E Genotype-Dependent Nutrigenetic Effects to Prebiotic Inulin for Reducing Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease in a Mouse Model (Abstract Presentation Number: P18-013-20)

Paola Mattey-Mora, MPH, Indiana University
Sleep Disturbances, Obesity and Cognitive Function in Childhood: A Mediation Analysis (Abstract Presentation Number: P18-040-20)

Emanuela Pannia, PhD, University of Toronto
High 5MTHF, but Not Folic Acid During Pregnancy, Alters Hypothalamic Regulatory Pathways and Associates with Post-Partum Weight-Gain in Wistar Rat Mothers (Abstract Presentation Number: P18-046-20)

Nutrient-Gene Interactions

Anna Salvador, BS, Texas A&M University
Strain, Sex, and Diet Dependent Responses to American and Ketogenic Diets in Mice (Abstract Presentation Number: P19-031-20)

Magdalena Sevilla, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital
The SLC16A11 Risk Haplotype for Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) Is Associated to Differentiated Responses in Weight Loss, and Glucose Metabolism After Treatments to Prevent T2D (Abstract Presentation Number: P19-033-20)

Mikyoung You, PhD, University of Massachusetts
Iron-Response Element Binding to Iron Regulatory Protein (IRP) 1 and 2 Are Indispensable for Adipose Tissue Browning (Abstract Presentation Number: P19-041-20)

Nutrition Education and Behavioral Science

Isaac Agbemafle, MPhil. Nutrition, Iowa State University
Drivers of Perceptions About Turkey Berry and Palm Weevil Larvae Among Ghanaian Women of Reproductive Age: A Mixed Methods Approach (Abstract Presentation Number: P20-001-20)

Matthew Landry, PhD, The University of Texas at Austin
Effects of TX Sprouts, A School-Based Cluster Randomized Gardening, Nutrition, and Cooking Intervention, on Dietary Quality (Abstract Presentation Number: P20-038-20)

Dustin Moore, BS, University of New Hampshire
Do Dietary Patterns Differ with Video Game Usage in College Men? (Abstract Presentation Number: P20-051-20)

Nutrition Translation and Communications

Annie Lin, PhD, RD, Northwestern University
Comparison of Food Composition Databases from Two Popular Commercial Nutrition Apps with a Research Food and Nutrient Database (Abstract Presentation Number: P21-007-20)

Nutritional Epidemiology

Yuni Choi, BS, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
A Plant-Centered Diet and Onset of Chronic Kidney Disease in 20 Years of Follow-Up: Findings from the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Cohort (Abstract Presentation Number: P22-017-20)

Neil Huang, PhD, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University
Serum Non-esterified Fatty Acids and Risk of Incident Stroke in Older Adults: The Cardiovascular Health Study (Abstract Presentation Number: P22-045-20)

Emahlea Jackson, BS, NDTR, University of Washington
Association Between Household Food Security and Disordered Eating Behaviors Among Young Adults with Diabetes: The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study (Abstract Presentation Number: P22-048-20)

Yujin Lee, PhD, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
Longitudinal Measures of Trimethylamine N-oxide and Incident Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Events in Older Adults: The Cardiovascular Health Study (Abstract Presentation Number: P22-063-20)

Dustin Moore, BS, University of New Hampshire
Effects of Dietary Quality on Associations of Meat Consumption with Cardiometabolic Biomarkers in the Jackson Heart Study (Abstract Presentation Number: P22-086-20)

Nutritional Immunology and Inflammation/Immunometabolism

Peiran Lu, Oklahoma State University
Xanthophyll Accumulation Protects Mice from Influenza Virus Infection Potentially Through SirT3 (Abstract Presentation Number: P23-013-20)

Yingwei Zhao, BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Protein Diet Affects Immune Adaptation and Reduces Inflammation in the Colon of Heterogeneous Nuclear Ribonucleoprotein (hnRNPI) Knockout Mice (Abstract Presentation Number: P23-028-20)

Nutritional Microbiology/Microbiome

Moira Differding, MHS, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Gut Microbiota Are Predictive of Coach-Directed Behavioral Weight Loss Success over 6 Months in Randomized Trial (Abstract Presentation Number: P24-013-20)

Jules Larke, BS, University of California, Davis
Premature Infant Fecal Metabolite Profiles Are Modulated in a Probiotic Specific Manner (Abstract Presentation Number: P24-028-20)

Haley Martin, Florida International University
Dietary Components and Metabolites Are Associated with Liver Fibrosis in People Living with HIV (PLWH) in the MASH cohort (Abstract Presentation Number: P24-031-20)

Rebecca Solch, BS, University of Florida
Differing Associations Between the Most Abundant Genera of the Fecal Microbiome and Sex, Fiber Intake Score, Stress, Stool Consistency and BMI in Healthy Young Adults (Abstract Presentation Number: P24-043-20)

Obesity

Anthony Basile, MS, NDTR, Arizona State University
Restricting Calories on Low-Carbohydrate vs Low-fat Diets for Weight Loss: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (Abstract Presentation Number: P25-007-20)

Jose Bastida Rodriguez, BS, Florida International University
Obesity Is Associated with Higher Oxidative Stress Among PLWH and Healthy Men, But Not Women, in the Miami Adult Studies on HIV (MASH) Cohort (Abstract Presentation Number: P25-008-20)

Amber Hutchinson, MSc, University of Guelph
Dietary n-3 vs n-6 PUFA Differentially Modulate Macrophage-Myocyte Inflammatory Cross-Talk (Abstract Presentation Number: P25-042-20)

Evan Reister, BS, Purdue University
The Effects of Snack Exposure, Package Size, and Variety on Subsequent Energy Intake in Healthy Adults (Abstract Presentation Number: P25-073-20)

Michael Salinas, BS, Texas A&M University
High-Fat Diet-Induced Obesity Modulates Colonic Lgr5+ Stem Cell Homeostasis by Dysregulating Plasma Membrane Organization (Abstract Presentation Number: P25-082-20)

Taryn Smith, BA, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Trends in Pre-Pregnancy Obesity Among WIC-Participating Mothers Across 20 U.S. States, 2000-2016 (Abstract Presentation Number: P25-088-20)

Policies and Regulations

Mengxi Du, MS, MPH, RD, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
Cost-Effectiveness of the FDA Menu Labeling to Reduce Obesity-Associated Cancer Burden in the United States (Abstract Presentation Number: P26-002-20)

Protocols

Carley Rusch, MS, RDN, LDN, Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, University of Florida
A Study Protocol to Determine the Effect of a Mediterranean Diet Intervention on Improving Gastrointestinal Function in Parkinson’s Disease (Abstract Presentation Number: P27-007-20)

Sports Nutrition and Physical Activity

Kristina Cross, BS, Texas A&M University
Comparable Organ Protein Fractional Synthesis Rate of High and Low-Active Mice (Abstract Presentation Number: P28-005-20)

Vitamins and Minerals

Galya Bigman, PhD, MSc, BSc, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Vitamins D3 and D2 and Their Association with Symptoms of Depression in Adults in the United States (Abstract Presentation Number: P29-007-20)

Rola Hammoud, PhD, University of Toronto
Choline Supplementation Mitigates the Adverse Effects of a High Folic Acid Maternal Diet on Food Intake Regulation in the Offspring (Abstract Presentation Number: P29-033-20)

Molly Paschall, BS, University of Michigan
Low Dietary Manganese Levels Exacerbate Experimental Colitis in Mice (Abstract Presentation Number: P29-058-20)

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