Best of ASPEN Awards

For each of the ASPEN Nutrition Science & Practice Conference 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 ASPEN conference issue (February 2019) of the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. Vars candidates are ineligible for these awards.

 

Congratulations to the 2019 Best of the ASPEN Nutrition Science & Practice Conference Winners

 

BEST OF ASPEN-CRITICAL CARE TOPICS

3045614

TITLE: Early Enteral Nutrition in Septic Shock: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study

Jayshil Patel1, Michelle Kozeniecki2, William Peppard5, Stephanie Zellner1, Jeanette Graf1, Michael Katz5, Shama Sharwani1, Sarah Peppard5, Panna Codner6, Aniko Szabo7, Stephen McClave3, Daren K Heyland4

Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, United States 
Nutrition Services Department, Froedtert Hospital, Wauwatosa, WI, United States.
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, United States.
Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada.
Pharmacy, Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, United States.
Surgery, Division of Trauma Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, United States.
Institute for Health and Policy, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, United States.

BEST OF ASPEN-ENTERAL TOPICS 

3069173

TITLE: Feeding inconsistency and blood glucose variability as predictors of ICU mortality in critically ill enterally fed patients

Sheridan Jonas1, Kristen Nowak1, Sarah Peterson1, Sharon Foley1

Clinical Nutrition, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago , IL, United States.

BEST OF ASPEN-GI AND OTHER METABOLIC TOPICS

3076936

TITLE: Exploring the effect of calorie exposure on low T3 syndrome and its relationship with oxidative stress in critically ill patients: a prospective randomized clinical trial. 

Liam McKeever1, Sarah Peterson2, Omar Lateef3, Antonio Bianco4, Marcelo Bonini5, Alan Diamond6, Sally Freels7, Kelly Roehl8, Kristen Nowak2, Marisa Mozer9, Carol Braunschweig1

Kinesiology and Nutrition, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States.
Clinical Nutrition, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago , IL, United States.
Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, United States.
Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States.
Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Chicago, IL, United States.
Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States.
Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States.
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, United States.
Food and Nutrition Services, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, United States.

BEST OF ASPEN-MALNUTRITION, OBESITY, AND PRACTICE CONCEPTS

3058416

TITLE: Identifying Malnutrition: The Registered Dietitian's Role in Coding and Reimbursement.

Kelly Fedder1, Abby Watkins1, Whitney Duddey1, Jeremy Riser2, Andrew Kelly2


Clinical Nutrition, University of Kentucky Healthcare, Lexington , KY, United States.
Center for Health Services Research, University of Kentucky Healthcare, Lexington, KY, United States.

BEST OF ASPEN-PARENTERAL TOPICS

3069417

TITLE: CT-Measured Psoas Muscle Density is Predictive of Refeeding Hypophosphatemia After Parenteral Nutrition Initiation.

Megan Ann Ireland1, Wilson D Lo1, Karina M Woodling1, Lisa Coleman1, Zoe A Krebs1, Lisa Mostafavifar2, David Clay Evans1

Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States.
Pharmacy, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH, United States.

BEST OF ASPEN-PEDIATRIC AND NEONATAL TOPICS

3069967

TITLE: New Insights for Nutrition Support Teams regarding Iron Intake for Infants can target Fortification or Complementary Food Strategies

Krista Lee Burridge1, Michael Gray2/3, Sarah Maria2/3, Shay Phillips2/3, Emily DeFranco4, Ardythe Morrow1/3, Christina J Valentine4/3

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, United States.
Reckitt Benckiser, Evansville, IN, United States.
Mead Johnson Nutrition, Evansville, IN, United States.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, United States.


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. 
  • 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 ASPEN and additionally designation as Abstract of Distinction. 
  • Vars candidates are ineligible for this award.
To be considered, submit your abstracts here.