Dec 9, 2022

Drs. Anderson and L'Abbe Receive IUNS Awards

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The Department of Nutritional Sciences is pleased to congratulate Professors Harvey Anderson and Mary L'Abbe on receiving awards from the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS) at the International Congress of Nutrition in Tokyo, Japan this week. 

Dr. Harvey Anderson was awarded the IUNS Living Legacy Award, which recognizes individuals who have significantly contributed to the advancement of nutrition at national, regional and global levels through professional activities, such as research, teaching and services. You can find Dr. Anderson's biography here.

Dr. Mary L'Abbe was elected as a Fellow of the IUNS. Fellows of IUNS are elected every four years and are awarded to nutrition scientists who have rendered outstanding service to the cause of nutrition and who have exemplified outstanding nutrition research, progressed the development of nutritional science, and whom have received other national recognitions. You can learn more about Dr. L'Abbe here.

Additionally, we are pleased to congratulate Drs. Guanlan Hu and Andrea Glenn. Dr. Hu is a postdoctoral fellow in the L'Abbe lab and former PhD student of Dr. Robert Bandsma; she received a Young Investigator Excellent Abstract Award from the IUNS for her abstract titled "Nutrient profiling and food prices: the cost of choosing healthier packaged foods". Dr. Glenn is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Nutritional Sciences and at Harvard University, and completed her PhD under the supervision of Dr. John Sievenpiper. Dr. Glenn received the Young Investigator Travel Award.

Please join us in congratulating Drs. Anderson, L'Abbe, Hu and Glenn on these exceptional achievements!


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Professor Harvey Anderson
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Professor Mary L'Abbe