M.P.H.'s Dr. Harriet Okronipa recognized by American Society for Nutrition
Dr. Harriet Okronipa has been named as a finalist for the Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Abstract Recognition Award Program, a program of the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) which recognizes the highest quality research presented by students and young investigators at Nutrition 2021 Live Online conference.
More than 800 abstracts were submitted by students and postdoctoral fellows and the Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Abstract Recognition Award Program aims to recognize the top 15% highest scoring abstracts. Abstracts were rated by more than 450 nutrition scientists.
Finalists will be recognized during Nutrition 2021 Live Online, the American Society for Nutrition’s annual scientific event that will be held virtually from June 7-10, 2021.
Okronipa’s abstract for Nutrition 2021 Live Online is titled “Household food insecurity and dietary diversity among Kenyan households during COVID-19.”
“Through this program, the American Society for Nutrition celebrates the achievements of our rising stars,” stated Dr. Lindsay Allen, president of the American Society for Nutrition. “The Society looks forward to watching their future contributions to advance our understanding of nutrition science and practice.”