Honors and Awards

Name Awarding Group Date
Best Presentation – Faculty/Staff category University of Alabama at Birmingham New Energetic Ideas for the New Year – 2016 2016
Dannon Institute Nutrition Leadership Institute Dannon Institute 2015
Creativity is a Decision Award University of Alabama at Birmingham 2015
1st Place Oral Presentation University of Alabama at Birmingham Postdoc Research Day 2014
Best Paper Award The Science Unbound Foundation 2014
Most Creative – Faculty/Staff category University of Alabama at Birmingham New Energetic Ideas Round II 2014
1st Place: Nutritional Epidemiology Postdoc Poster Competition American Society for Nutrition Nutritional Epidemiology Research Interest Section 2013
3rd Place: Invited Poster Session Alabama Public Health Association 2013
1st Place Poster: Postdoc Division University of Alabama at Birmingham Public Health Research Day 2013
2nd Place Oral Presentation University of Alabama at Birmingham Postdoc Research Day 2013
Back of the Envelope Award University of Alabama at Birmingham 2012
Creativity is a Decision Award University of Alabama at Birmingham 2012
Honorable Mention: Folsom Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award University of Nebraska-Lincoln 2012
David Kritchevsky Graduate Student Award Nutrition Research 2011
Preparing Future Faculty Fellow University of Nebraska-Lincoln 2010
Widaman Trust Distinguished Graduate Assistant Award University of Nebraska-Lincoln 2009-2010
Outstanding Graduate Student Poster University of Nebraska-Lincoln 2009
Othmer Fellowship University of Nebraska-Lincoln 2008-2010
Honors and Distinction Iowa State University 2007
2nd Place: Undergraduate Poster Competition Iowa State University 2007
Donald J. Graves Undergraduate Research Scholarship Iowa State University 2005
Highest 2% of Sophomores College of Agriculture, Iowa State University 2004
DOW Agrosciences, LLC Scholarship DOW Agrosciences, LLC 2004
Dexter French Top Sophomore Iowa State University 2004
Top Sophomore Scholarship Gamma Sigma Delta 2004
High Standard of Scholastic Importance Award Psi Chapter of the Fraternity of Alpha Kappa Lambda 2004
Highest GPA Award Psi Chapter of the Fraternity of Alpha Kappa Lambda 2004
Iowa State University Honors Program Iowa State University 2003-2007
Academic Recognition Award State of Iowa 2003-2006
Dean’s List College of Agriculture, Iowa State University 2003-2005
Academic Achievement Award ISU InterFraternity Council 2003-2004
Merit Special Scholars Maytag Corporation 2003

Honor Society Memberships

Name Induction
Golden Key International Honor Society 2004 Nov
National Society of Collegiate Scholars 2004 Nov
Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society 2004 Apr
Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society 2004 Apr