Awards

The NORCH is delighted to sponsor awards that promote trainees and junior faculty (Travel Awards and Outstanding Manuscript Awards) and recognize superb mentoring contributions from senior faculty (Outstanding Mentor Awards).  All open award applications will be announced on this page.

Currently Accepting Nominations

Outstanding Mentor Award

The Nutrition Obesity Research Center at Harvard is delighted to announce an Outstanding Mentor Award to be given to a faculty member who has provided meaningful sustained mentorship to young investigators in the fields of nutrition, obesity, and metabolism.  

The award will be announced on October 2, 2020, and will be presented at the P&F Symposium on October 22, 2020. 

DEADLINE for nominations: August 31, 2020

Nomination information: 

  • The online nomination form will request the mentor’s name, email, affiliation, and a brief description of how the mentor has contributed to the nominator’s career.  A letter of nomination may be provided in lieu of the statement but is not required.
  • The same person may be nominated by more than one person.
  • A supporting letter from other mentees may also be provided.

CENTER MEMBERS ARE REMINDED TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE NORCH GRANT CONTRIBUTION IN THEIR PUBLICATIONS (P30DK040561)