2017 AAVN Student Award Winner Announced

2017 AAVN & Waltham Student Nutrition Research Award



Congratulations to Celeste Alexander, from The University of Illinois who won this year’s American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition (AAVN) & WALTHAM Student Nutrition Research Award.

Celeste's presentation "Effects of cholestyramine on nutrient digestibility and fecal characteristics and metabolites of healthy adult dogs" earnt her a cash prize and trip to the European Society of Veterinary Comparative Nutrition (ESVCN) Congress in September to share her research.

WALTHAM supports students and early career researchers, with annual awards at both the ESVCN and AAVN Congresses. Find out more on the awards page.

Pictured, left to right: Kelly Swanson (University of Illinois), Celeste Alexander (University of Illinois), Dr Richard Butterwick (Global Nutrition Advisor, WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition).