Abstracts of Distinction

Congratulations to the 2019 Abstract of Distinction Winners 

Ann-Marie Brown, PhD
Krista Lee Burridge, BS
James Mancil Davison, PhD
Mary Englert
Erica R Gullickson, BS
Megan Ann Ireland, BS
Sheridan Jonas, MS, RD
Randall Marshall, MD
Liam McKeever, MS, PhD(c)
Jayshil Patel, MD
Gregory Roberti, PharmD
Sabrina Saeed

Congratulations to the 2019 Poster of Distinction Winners

Michele Margaret ApSimon, MSc, RD
Kelly Fedder, BS
Jennifer Owens Fowler, BS
Amir Y Kamel, PharmD
Amanda Tran, MD 


  • Original abstracts submitted to the ASPEN Nutrition Science & Practice Conference
  • Encore abstracts and Harry M. Vars Award candidates are not eligible

Application Information  

  • Submit abstracts to the ASPEN conference abstract submission site to be considered.
  • All Original Abstracts are automatically eligible. It is unnecessary to opt-in to this competition.
  • ASPEN’s Abstract Review Committee selects top-scoring abstracts based on excellence and innovation. 

The Award Includes  

  • Acknowledgement at the Poster Exchanges, Oral Paper Sessions, or Rapid Fire Research Presentations
  • Acknowledgement in JPEN’s publication of conference abstracts