Recognition & Awards
Tom Baranowski, Ph.D.
Recognized, Who's Who in America, 59th Edition, 2005.
Recognized, Dictionary of International Biography,
31st Edition, 2004.
Recognized, 2000 Eminent Scientists of Today – 1st
Dennis M. Bier, M.D.
Appointed member, McDonald's Corporation Global Scientific
Advisory Council, July 2003.
Appointed independent science expert media resource,
International Food Information Council, January 2004.
Elected fellow, American Association for the Advancement
of Science, February 2004.
Awarded, Distinguished Service Award, Washington
University, St. Louis, March 2004.
Appointed member, External Advisory Board, Pennington
Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University,
Appointed member, Institute of Medicine Committee
on Adolescent Health and Development, April 2004.
Elected president-elect, American Society for Nutritional
Sciences, April 2004.
Douglas Burrin, Ph.D.
Appointed member, American Society of Nutritional Sciences
Long-range Planning Committee, July 2003.
Reappointed member, editorial board, Journal of
Nutrition, July 2003.
Appointed member, NIH-NIDDK Study Section, Small
Clinical Research Grants in Digestive Diseases and
Nutrition, November 2003.
Nancy F. Butte, Ph.D.
Appointed member, editorial board, American Journal
of Clinical Nutrition, July 2003.
Appointed member, Start Healthy Feeding Guidelines
for Infants and Toddlers panel, American Dietetic Association
and Gerber Foods, July 2003.
Appointed member, working group on Human Protein
Requirements, WHO/FAO/UNU, 2002-2004.
Elected treasurer, American Society of Clinical
Nutrition, July 2001-2004.
Appointed chair, Growth References for Preadolescents
and Adolescents, FAO/WHO/UNU, July 2003.
Teresa A. Davis, Ph.D.
Appointed member, editorial board, Journal of Animal
Science, July 2003.
Elected, Counselor, American Society for Nutritional
Sciences, July 2003.
Appointed member, Integrative Nutrition and Metabolic
Processes Study Section, NIH, June 2004.
Kenneth Ellis, Ph.D.
Appointed co-editor, International Journal of Body
Composition Research, December 2003.
Jennifer Orlet Fisher, Ph.D.
Appointed scientific advisor, International Life Science
Institute (ILSI) Lifestyles and Weight Management committee,
Michael A. Grusak, Ph.D.
Appointed adjunct member, graduate faculty, Department
of Horticulture, Texas A&M University, College
Station, TX, June 2004.
Morey W. Haymond, M.D.
Appointed member, books committee, American Diabetes
Association, July 2003.
Appointed member, editorial board, Diabetes, January
William C. Heird, M.D.
Elected fellow, American Society for Nutritional Sciences,
Karen K. Hirschi, Ph.D.
Recipient, Established Investigator Award, AHA Foundation,
2004 – 2009.
Theresa A. Nicklas, Dr.P.H.
Appointed member, Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee,
Appointed member, DMI Scientific Advisory Committee,
Robert Shulman, M.D.
Awarded, Texas Children’s Hospital Foundation
Endowed Chair in Pediatric Gastroenterology, January
Appointed member, John P. McGovern Museum of Health
and Medical Science Medical Advisory Committee, July
Elected member, American Board of Pediatrics, July
Elected chairman, Subboard in Pediatric Gastroenterology,
American Board of Pediatrics, July 2003.
Ignatia B. Van den Veyver, M.D.
Recipient, Aicardi Syndrome Foundation donation for
research on Aicardi syndrome, January 2004.
Recipient, Certificate of Appreciation for Excellence
in Resident Education, Baylor College of Medicine Senior
Ob-Gyn Residents, June 2004.