Mohammed Moghadasian Award
Student Research in the Application of Nutrition in Cardiovascular Disease
The Mohammed Moghadasian Award of the Canadian Nutrition Society is given for the highest ranked abstract in the area of the application of nutrition in the treatment and/or prevention of cardiovascular disease.
To be considered for this award, the applicant:
- 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 Mohammed Moghadasian Award along with the Nutrition Graduate Student and Trainee Award;
- must be a graduate student, post-degree dietetic intern, or medical resident. Authors already holding a PhD degree are not eligible;
- must be willing to present (oral or poster presentation) their work at the 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.
A committee, appointed by the CNS President and Awards Chair, will make the selection for the recipient of the Mohammed Moghadasian Award. The Award will be presented at the virtual 2021 CNS Annual Conference. The award package consists of a monetary award, and framed certificate or plaque. * NOTE: Due to the continued effect of COVID-19, the CNS 2021 Annual Conference will take place virtually. Details on format, including how award presentations and lectures will occur will be determined in the coming weeks. Please watch for updates.
Previous Award Winners
2020 - Paulina Aldana-Hernandez, University of Alberta
2019 - Beatriz Franco-Arellano, University of Toronto
2018 - Janie Allaire, Université Laval
2017 - Paulina Aldana Hernandez, University of Alberta
2016 - Bénédicte Tremblay, Laval University
2015 - Yanan Wang, University of Manitoba
2014 - Isaac Streit, University of Waterloo
2013 - Dylan MacKay, University of Manitoba
2012 - Melissa Glier, University of British Columbia
2011 - L. Jane Patterson, University of Waterloo
2010 - JoAnne Arcand, University of Toronto