The Stanley J. Dudrick Research Scholar Award


  • ASPEN members
  • Mid-career investigators and ASPEN members who have an advanced degree (MD, PharmD, MS, PhD, or equivalent) and who have completed formal training in nutritional research/therapy within the past 10-15 years.
  • Demonstration of exceptional research productivity and the potential to continue to contribute to the field of nutrition therapy

Application Information  

  • Applications are now being accepted. Application deadline is TBD.
  • Submit all materials via email 
  • To nominate a colleague, ASPEN members may submit a letter of recommendation to the Dudrick Selection Committee. ASPEN staff will request further materials from the nominee.
  • To nominate yourself, ASPEN members must review and complete the application below.
  • Dudrick Award Application

The Award Includes  

  • $5,000
  • Recognition during the Dudrick Symposium at the ASPEN Nutrition Science and Practice Conference
  • The honor of planning and chairing ASPEN’s Dudrick Symposium at the following year’s Nutrition Science and Practice Conference
  • Opportunity to submit proceedings of their planned Dudrick Symposium to the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (JPEN)

Congratulations to ASPEN's Stanley J. Dudrick Research Award Recipient:

 Gail Cresci 2017

2018 Awardee
Gail A. Cresci, PhD, RD, LD, CNSC

Staff, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Nutrition, and Pathobiology, Pediatric Research Center, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Nutrition Thread Director, Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

View profiles of past Dudrick Award Recipients

View a list of all Dudrick Award Recipients