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Nutrition Students Awarded at Rush Research Forum 2014

Faculty, clinicians, and students from within and around the Illinois Medical District gather for Rush University's annual research forum. This year four Clinical Nutrition students and faculty member Dr Heather Rasmussen stole the spotlight. Graduate student, Monica Bojko, pictured here, recived on of these awards.

In the News: Research in Clinical Nutrition

Marisa E Mozer, graduate student in Dept of Clinical Nutrition, was one of the finalists in the Rush Aging and Chronic Disease RIS Graduate Student Poster Competition at the Experimental Biology meetings in San Diego. She presented her research on the “Knowledge of and accordance to dietary sodium restrictions in heart failure patients”.* *Mozer M et al. FASEB J April 30, 2014, LB 346.

Clinical Nutrition Student and Faculty News

Clinical Nutrition graduate student Jessica Schroeder, RD presented her research on the dietary quality of 143 low income urban African American participants with type 2 diabetes at the annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association in San Francisco on June 14, 2014*. Diets of subjects were assessed at baseline in a randomized clinical trial, known as the Lifestyle Improvement through Food and Exercise or LIFE trial, which is led by Dr. Elizabeth Lynch from the Department of Preventive Medicine and a research team of co-investigators, including Dr Kathryn S. Keim from the Dept of Clinical Nutrition. *Schroeder JA, Keim KS, Kane J, Lynch EB. Diabetes. 2014 (Suppl 1):A189.

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