Belliveau Receives 2022 John Dewey Society Award

Cynthia Belliveau is working with a student in a nutrition and food science lab.

UVM Nutrition and Food Sciences Research Assistant Professor Cynthia Belliveau has been awarded the 2022 John Dewey Society Award for Outstanding Achievement. She led the development and implementation (with Dr. Lisa Heldke of Gustavus Adolphus College) of the UVM John Dewey Kitchen Institute, which is located within the Nutrition and Food Sciences Department. Continue reading “Belliveau Receives 2022 John Dewey Society Award”

National Academy of Medicine Names Meredith Niles An Emerging Leader in Health and Medicine

Meredith Niles

Meredith Niles, associate professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, has been named an Emerging Leader in Health and Medicine by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Niles is one of ten scholars nationwide to be selected for the 2022 class of the Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine Program, a major NAM initiative which provides a platform for a new generation of leaders to collaborate with the academy and its members to advance science, combat persistent challenges in health and medicine, and spark transformative change to improve health for all. Continue reading “National Academy of Medicine Names Meredith Niles An Emerging Leader in Health and Medicine”

Backyard Chicken Salmonella Sampling Manuscript Accepted

A flock of brown chickens is standing together in a yard.

Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences Assistant Professor Andrea Etter’s lab had their first manuscript accepted for publication in Frontiers in Veterinary Science, detailing the results from three years of adult backyard chicken sampling for Salmonella enterica. This study was funded by Hatch funds from the Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station. Continue reading “Backyard Chicken Salmonella Sampling Manuscript Accepted”