2013 Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition Travel Awards for Graduate/Medical Students, Trainees and Young Professionals
Congrats to the following winners of travel awards:
David Dodington, Brock University
Yunhye Kim, Yonsei University
Eamon Laird, Trinity College
Joyce Maalouf, CDC
Robinson Ramirez-Velez, Universidad Santo Tomas
Allison Sylvetsky, NIDDK
Huifen Wang, Tufts University
- All applicants must be current ASN members.
- A young professional is defined as a postdoctorate, medical resident, junior faculty and/or other young professional who has completed a nutrition, medical or related degree within the past three years.
- All applicants must be a current graduate or medical student and/or young professional (as defined above) and presenting author of the submitted abstract. The abstract must have been submitted for presentation at Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition 2013.
- A minimum of seven $750 travel awards will be awarded based on abstract quality. Abstracts will be rated based on the following:
Objective/Aim/Hypothesis (1 - 5 points)
· Must outline the content or expectations of the work being presented.
· Why do we care about the problem?
· What practical, theoretical, scientific or gap is your research filling?
Design/Approach/Methods (1 - 5 points)
· A clear, concise description of the methods used to include research design and appropriate statistical terms.
· Include research design and appropriate statistical terms/statistical analysis
Results (1 - 5 points)
· What did the study find?
· Must be aligned with the methodology and objectives.
· Must include at least preliminary data. “Results will be presented at EB” is not acceptable.
Conclusions (1 - 5 points)
· Should be sound and justified by the data and/or statistical analyses.
· Novel or innovative topic or methods (1 – 5 points)
· Relevance to nutrition research/practice/policy (1 – 5 points)
· Is the writing clear, concise and grammatically correct? (1 – 5 points)
Application deadline was September 20.