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Dr. Jacqueline Vernarelli

Assistant Professor for Biology
jvernarelli@fairfield.edu

 

Honors

Faculty Mentor, 2nd Place – ASN Emerging Clinical Leader Award (for A. Cowan), 2017

Faculty Mentor, 2nd Place – Scientista Best Undergraduate Research Award (for S. Sawicki), 2017

Faculty Mentor, 4th Place – Scientista Best Undergraduate Research Award (for M. Zimmer), 2017

Faculty Mentor, ASN Emerging Clinical Leader Award finalist (Student: A. Massedge), 2016

Awards

American Society for Nutrition Translational Research Award Honoree, 2016

Teaching Excellence Award, Penn State College of Health & Human Development, 2014

NIH Dietary Supplement Research Practicum Travel Award, 2013

National Nutrient Databank Conference Travel Award, 2012

Penn State Office of Postdoctoral Affairs Travel Award, 2012

Penn State Office of Postdoctoral Affairs Travel Award, 2011

Grants

2017: Fairfield University Science Institute Grant Award. Evaluating the role of dietary intake on locomotor development in children age 3-5y.

2016: Fairfield University Faculty Research Grant. Investigating the Association Between Dietary Energy Density, Gestational Diabetes, and Infant Birth Weight in a Nationally Representative Sample of US Women

2012-2014: The Egg Board Research Grant. (PI: B Lohse) Translating Diet and Health Attributes of Egg Consumption to an Intervention Designed to Enhance Diet Quality of Low-Income Women. Role: Co-investigator

2011-2014; American Institute of Cancer Research Grant. (PI: TJ Hartman). Dietary energy density, body size, and biomarkers related to cancer risk. Role: Co-investigator

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