Best of CNW Awards

For each of Clinical Nutrition Week's (CNW) primary abstract categories: Parenteral Nutrition; Enteral Nutrition; Malnutrition/Obesity/Nutrition Practice Concepts and Issues; Critical Care; GI and other metabolic-related topics; and Pediatric/Neonatal/Pregnancy/Lactation, the presenting author of the top-scoring abstract will be acknowledged with a certificate and the abstract will be published in the CNW issue (February 2017) of the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition in print. Vars candidates are ineligible for these awards.


Congratulations to the 2017 Best of CNW Winners

Critical Care
BEST OF CNW – Critical Care Topics

S73 - Hypocaloric High-Protein Enteral Nutrition Improves Glucose Management in Critically Ill Patients
Juan Ochoa, MD7; Maureen Huhmann, DCN, RD, CSO10; Daniel C. Files, MD9; John Drover, MD4; Andrew Bernard, MD5; Thomas Ziegler, MD1; John Kress, MD2; Kealy Rae Ham, MD11; Dominik Grathwol, PhD 6; Harshad Kulkarni, PhD 8; Todd Rice, MD3
7Chief Medical Officer, Nestle Health Science, Florham Park, NJ; 10Clinical Sciences, Nestle Health Science, Florham Park, NJ; 9Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC; 4Kingston Hospital, Kingston, Canada; 5University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY; 1Emory University, Atlanta, GA; 2Medicine, University of Chicago, Hinsdale, IL; 11Pulmonary Medicine, Regions Hospital, St Paul, MN; 6Clinical Development Unit, Nestec, Lausanne, Switzerland; 8Cognizant, London, United Kingdom; 3Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Enteral Nutrition
Best of CNW – Enteral Topics & Abstract of Distinction

2603009 - Low muscle mass is prevalent in the ICU and may be associated with toxic calorie exposure

Sarah Peterson, PhD, RD1; Carol Braunschweig, PhD, RD2
1Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL; 2Kinesiology and Nutrition, university of illinois at chicago, Chicago, IL

Gastroenterological & Other Metabolic Topics
Best of CNW – Gastroenterological Topics. Encore Abstract: Previously presented North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference. October 27-29, 2106 Orlando, FL.
M41 - Low Incidence Of Fibrosing Colonopathy In Patients With Cystic Fibrosis Receiving Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy: 2-Year Interim Analysis In 25,343 Patients
Carl Gommoll, MS 1; Jerry Hall, MD2; Christian Conradt, PhD2
1Allergan, Jersey City, NJ; 2AbbVie Inc., North Chicago, IL

Malnutrition, Obesity, Practice Concepts
Best of CNW – Malnutrition, Obesity, Practice Concept Topics & Abstract of Distinction
2596577 - Improvement of Malnutrition Documentation after Implementation of a Best Practice Alert
Anne Coltman, MS, RD, CNSC; Jessica Moehling, MS, RD ; Leslie Klemp, MS, RN, NBE-BC; Brian Stein, MD; Sarah Peterson, PhD, RD, CNSC
Rush University Medical Center, New Lenox, IL

Parenteral Nutrition
Best of CNW – Parenteral topics & Poster of Distinction

S1 - Evaluation of standards-driven clinical decision support effects on improving safety of parenteral nutrition orders in a computerized provider order entry system
Diana W. Mulherin, PharmD, BCPS, BCNSP3; David P. Mulherin, PharmD, BCPS4; Vanessa Kumpf, PharmD, BCNSP1; Jennifer Hale, PharmD, MPA, BCPPS5; Jill N. Murphree, RD, MS, CNSC1; Mhd Wael Alrifai, MD2
3Center for Human Nutrition and Department of Pharmaceutical Services, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN; 4Health [email protected], Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN; 1Center for Human Nutrition, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN; 5Vanderbilt Children's Hospital Pharmacy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN; 2Department of Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatic

Pediatric, Neonatal
Best of CNW – Pediatric Topics & Abstract of Distinction

2602503 - Temporal Trends, Correlates, and Healthcare Utilization Associated with an Inpatient Diagnosis of Pediatric Malnutrition, United States, 2002-2011

Jennifer Carvalho-Salemi, MPH, RD, LD3; Jason L. Salemi, PhD, MPH2; Molly R. Vega, MS, RD, LD1; Kiara K. Spooner, DrPH, MPH2; Stacey S. Beer, MPH, RD, LD3; Nicki Canada, MS, RD, LD, CNSC3; Marisa D. Juarez, MPH, RD, LD1
3Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX; 2Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; 1Renal/Dialysis, Texas Childrens Hospital, Houston, TX


Requirements & Eligibility:

  • Awards are selected by ASPEN’s Abstract Review Committee, there is no requirement to apply for these awards.
  • All submitted abstracts are eligible, including Encore submissions. Authors of winning encore abstracts must obtain re-print permission from the copyright holder no later than November 21, 2016. 
  • Top scoring presenting authors are eligible regardless of preferred presentation type (oral vs. poster)
  • All presenting authors are eligible, regardless of career stage.
  • Abstract may receive Best of CNW and additionally designation as Abstract of Distinction. 
  • Vars candidates are ineligible for this award.
To be considered, submit your abstracts here. The 2018 Abstract Submission site will open in July 2017.