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FIC Director Ken Lee Elected as 2015 AAAS Fellow

Ken Lee has been elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Read more

FIC Member Liz Weinandy Discusses the Benefits and Risks of the Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet is based on the eating habits of those living near the Mediterranean Sea. Read more

FIC Member Tammy Katz Discusses Food Recipe Patenting

FIC member Tammy Katz, adjunct professor of brand management, says patenting a food recipe is nearly impossible. Read more

FIC Co-Director Dr. Steven Clinton Featured on NPR Discussing the Link Between Processed Meat and Cancer

FIC Co-Director Dr. Steven Clinton was recently featured on NPR All Things Considered discussing the link between processed/red meat and cancer. Read more

FIC Member Colleen Spees' Garden of Hope Project Featured in Edible Columbus Magazine

Colleen Spees was recently featured in Edible Columbus magazine. Read more

FIC Member Wondwossen Gebreyes Receives Top APLU International Award

Wondwossen Gebreyes, professor of veterinary preventive medicine and director of global health programs in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has received the 2015 Michael P. Malone International Leadership Award from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). Read more

Research by Chris Taylor Indicates Food Insecurity Increases Likelihood of Metabolic Diseases in Children

FIC member Dr. Christopher Taylor, PhD, associate professor of medical dietetics and family medicine at The Ohio State University, along with lead research Dr. David Holben, PhD, professor and department chair of nutrition and hospitality management at the University of Mississippi, recently published a new study in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association called "Food Insecurity and Its Association With Central Obesity and Other Markers of Metabolic Syndrome Among Persons Aged 12 to 18 Years in the United States." Read more

Colleen Spees Receives the 2015 ONDPG Award for Excellence in Oncology Nutrition Research

Dr. Colleen Spees and her team received the 2015 Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (ON DPG) Award for Excellence in Oncology Nutrition Research. Read more

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FIC Members Linnette Goard and Shari Gallup Featured in the Columbus Dispatch Discussing Food Preservation

FIC Members Linnette Goard and Shari Gallup are featured in the Columbus Dispatch discussing methods for food preservation Read more

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