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Nutrition Division Awards

AACC Nutrition Division Abstract Award

Award presented for outstanding research in nutrition. Honoree must be an AACC member, the presenting author of an abstract in the field of nutrition that has been accepted at the upcoming AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo, and willing to give a short presentation on the research at the Nutrition Division annual meeting.


2019 Buck Lozier, MLS (ASCP)
2017 Edgard Delvin
2016 Awet Tecleab & Adam Ptolemy
2015 Brooke Katzman and Irina Kirpich
2014 Irina Kirpich
2013 Chestina Voma
2012 Dr. Qing-He Meng

AACC Nutrition Division Service Award

Award presented to an individual who, as a member of the Nutrition Division, has given generously of their time towards the development and advancement of the Nutrition Division.

2017 Dr. Lawrence De Konig
2014 Ms. Elia Mears
2013 Dr. Vinita Mishra
2012 Ms. Naomi Hanson

Garry/Labbe Award for Contributions to Laboratory Assessment of Nutritional Status
Sponsored by the AACC Nutrition Division and Beckman Coulter, Inc.

This award is given in honor of Dr. Philip Garry and Dr. Robert Labbe who devoted their careers to advancing knowledge of nutritional chemistry and its role in human health. Dr. Garry—a founder and first chair of AACC's Nutrition Division&mdashwas known for his work as principal investigator of the New Mexico Aging Process Study. Dr. Labbe was a professor of laboratory medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle. He received many awards for his research which included porphyrins, metalloporphyrins, and other pyrrole compounds, including the chemistry, biochemistry, and molecular pathology of many of these metabolites.

2012 Dr. Ishwarlal Jialal
2011 Dr. Sreekumaran Nair
2010 Michael M. Meguid, MD