Abstracts of Distinction

Congratulations to the 2022 Abstract of Distinction Awardees

Osman Mohamed Elfadil, MBBS

Sara A Hennessy, MD, FACS, CNSC

Kristin Izzo, MS, RD, LD, CNSC

Lu Ke

Harold J Leraas, MD, MHS

Congratulations to the 2022 Poster of Distinction Awardees

Roland N Dickerson, PharmD

Michele ApSimon, MSc RD

Janaki Vekaria, PharmDc

Kristy Feeney, MS, RD, CNSC

Tiffani Tobe, RN, PCNS


  • 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