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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

Washington Professor Wins Senior Investigator Award from Nutrition Society

Dr. Johanna Lampe, professor of epidemiology at the University of Washington School of Public Health, received the Mary Swartz Rose Senior Investigator Award from the American Society of Nutrition. Dr. Lampe was honored for her outstanding research on the safety and efficacy of bioactive compounds for human health. Bioactive compounds are chemicals found in fruits, vegetables, nuts, and whole grains that may play a role in good health. According to the National Cancer Institute, they are being studied in the prevention of cancer, heart disease, and other diseases.