CNS is Celebrating 10 years!

Congratulations to the 2020 CNS Award Recipients

Career Recognition Awards

Khursheed Jeejeebhoy Award for Best Application of Clinical Nutrition Research Findings to Clinical Practice
Benoît Lamarche, PhD
Université Laval
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Supported by Abbott Canada


Young Investigator Award for Outstanding Research
Mélanie Plourde, PhD
Université de Sherbrooke
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Supported by Abbott Canada
CIHR INMD / CNS – New Investigator Partnership Prize
Kyly Whitfield, PhD
Mount Saint Vincent University
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Supported by CIHR-INMD / CNS


Allied Health Award in Nutrition Care
Cathy Alberda, RD
Alberta Health Services
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Supported by Nestlé Health Science
Earle Willard McHenry Award for Distinguished Service in Nutrition
Deborah L. O’Connor,PhD, RD
University of Toronto
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Supported by Fresenius Kabi 

Service Awards


President's Volunteer Leadership Award
Wendy Ward, PhD
Brock University
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Supported by the Canadian Nutrition Society


Publication Awards

Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism Award for Nutrition Translation. 

We are pleased to announce a tie between three winning research teams:

Supported by Canadian Science Publishers and the Canadian Nutrition Society

Abstract Awards

Clinical Nutrition Research Abstract Award

Joëlle Létourneau
Department of Nutrition
Universite de Montreal

Supported by the Canadian Nutrition Society
Thematic Conference Abstract Award

Mojtaba Shafiee
Pharmacy and Nutrition
University of Saskatchewan

Supported by The Canadian Nutrition Society
Mohammed Moghadasian Award for Student Research in the Application of Nutrition in Cardiovascular Disease

Paulina Aldana-Hernandez
Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science
University of Alberta

Supported by the Moghadasian Family
George Beaton Award for Student Work in Public Health Nutrition

Hannah Froome
Faculty of Health Sciences
Ontario Tech University

Supported by the Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto


Trainee Awards

PhD Dissertation Award for Outstanding Research
Maude Perreault, PhD
McMaster University
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Supported by the Canadian Nutrition Society


Nutrition Graduate Student and Trainee Award Finalist /Christine Gagnon Memorial  Travel Award 
Announcement: CNS 2020 Competition Winners

1st place:  Julia M.B. White, Memorial University of Newfoundland
2nd place: Tongzhu Meng, McGill University
3rd place:  TIE: Zack M. Clancy, Memorial University of Newfoundland / Chelsia Gillis, University of Calgary


CNS Poster Competition
Announcement: CNS 2020 Competition Winners 

1st place:   Pamela Klassen, University of Alberta
2nd place:  Hannah Froome, Ontario Tech University
3rd place:   TIE: Camila Oliveira, University of Alberta / Beatriz Franco-Arellano, University of Toronto


Infographic Award Competition

Infographic Award Finalists 
Supported by Mead Johnson Nutrition

Announcement: CNS 2020 Competition Winners

1st place:   Kelsey Cochrane, University of British Columbia
2nd place:  Alexandra Kamp, University of Guelph
3rd place:   Rachael Donnelly, University of Waterloo


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