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  

  • Application deadline: July 08, 2020
  • Submit all materials in PDF document 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:

2020 Awardee 
Ajay Jain 2017
Ajay K. Jain, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO.


View profiles of past Dudrick Award Recipients

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