Conference Abstract Award

The Conference Abstract Award is given for an abstract related to the 2019 CNS Thematic Conference field of Advances in Nutrition: Healthy Diets and Weight - Sorting Fact from Fiction. This award will only be presented when there are relevant abstract(s) submitted for review.  

To be considered for this award, students must enter the competition at the time of abstract submission and must indicate on their form that they would like their abstract to be reviewed for the Conference Abstract Award.   The applicant must be a graduate student, post-degree dietetic intern, or medical resident and willing to present (oral or poster presentation) their work at the annual conference. Both the applicant and his/her supervisor must be  current members in good standing with the CNS at the time of submission to be eligible. Authors already holding a PhD degree are not eligible.

A committee, appointed by the CNS President and Awards Chair, will make the selection for the recipient of the Conference Award. The Award will be presented at the CNS Annual Conference. The award package consists of a monetary award, framed certificate or plaque, and a complimentary ticket to the CNS Awards Banquet where the official presentation of the award will take place.

Previous Award Winners

2019 - Melissa Calleja, Brock University: Healthy Diets and Weight - Sorting out Fact from Fiction
2018 - Caroline Anderson, Mount Saint Vincent University: From Daily Living to High Performance Sport
2017 - Ashkan Hashemi, University of Toronto: Gut Health and the Microbiome
2016 - Stéphanie Bégin, Laval University: Nutrition and Metabolic Syndrome

2015 - Samanah Farsijani, McGill University – Protein Nutrition Across the Lifespan
2014 - Yanan Wang, University of Manitoba - Carbohydrates and Fibre in Nutrition
2013 - Hubert Cormier, Université Laval - Dietary Fats and Nutrition



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