Honors and Awards

The following are some of the notable honors and awards received by faculty affiliated with the Center for Human Nutrition at UT Southwestern Medical Center. 

Scott Grundy, M.D., Ph.D.

  • 2002: Council of Nutrition 75th Anniversary Lecture on Physical Activity and Metabolism
  • 2000: American Heart Association Discovery Award
  • 1998: American Society of Clinical Nutrition E.V. McCollum Award
  • 1998: Baylor College of Medicine Distinguished Alumnus
  • 1997: American Heart Association Distinguished Achievement Award

Anil Agarwal, Ph.D.

  • 2007: Member, Editorial Board, Molecular Nutrition and Food Research
  • 2006: Member, Editorial Panel, American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Physiology
  • 2006: Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • 1990: Abstract to the Endocrine Society; Honored for presentation as a Presidential Selection
  • 1984: CIBA Foundation, UK, CIBA Bursary

Jo Ann Carson, Ph.D., R.D.

  • 2005: Distinguished Dietitian of the Year for Texas
  • 1990: Texas Division of the American Cancer Society Ruby Award for Public Education
  • 1985: Outstanding Young Women in America
  • 1977: Recognized Young Dietitian from Texas

Deborah J. Clegg, Ph.D., R.D.

  • 2003: International Congress of Obesity Young Investigator Award Recipient
  • 2002: SSIB Meeting, Young Investigator Reward Recipient

Jonathan C. Cohen, Ph.D.

  • 1986–1989: Medical Research Council Institute Scholarship

Abhimanyu Garg, M.D.

  • 2003: All India Institute of Medical Sciences Silver Jubilee Oration Award
  • 2001: UT Southwestern Endowed Chair in Human Nutrition Research
  • 2000: Member, American Society for Clinical Investigation
  • 1998: XXXVIII Annual Meeting of the Mexican Society of Endocrinology Keynote Speaker
  • 1991: 8th Japan Diabetes-Lipid Research Seminar Keynote Speaker

Gloria Lena Vega, Ph.D.

  • 2002: UT Southwestern Distinguished Professorship in Human Nutrition
  • 2013: Robert I. Levy Memorial Award for Lipoprotein Metabolism Research