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Spielvogel Award

About the Hilde Spielvogel Award for Outstanding Presentation by an Undergraduate Student

The Spielvogel Award (established in 2014) recognizes the outstanding presentation (paper or poster) by an undergrad student at the Annual Meeting. Papers/posters submitted for this award must be based on novel analysis and interpretation of primary data (collected by the student and/or a co-author) and/or secondary data (published or unpublished data collected by someone other than the author[s]). In addition to delivering the presentation at the Annual Meeting, the candidate for the award is expected to have made a major contribution to the work (e.g., at least 50% of the data collection and/or analysis and/or writing). Papers/posters are evaluated on the basis of the quality of the research, analysis and presentation by a sub-committee of the HBA Executive Committee. Recipients are honored at the annual meeting Awards Luncheon.

Recipients of the Hilde Spielvogel Award for Outstanding Presentation by an Undergraduate Student:

2014    Rebecca Bedwell (Indiana University): “The impact of federal breastfeeding policy initiatives and socioeconomic factors in Indiana on women’s breastfeeding practices and attitudes”
2014    William Olson (University of Oregon): “The Study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE): Depression and body composition among aging populations.”
2015    Natasha Hoehn (University of Calgary): “Dietary diversity in the Mukishi of Guyana”
2016    Jonah Stone