Irish Nutrition Institute Names Aoife Ryan Research Dietitian of the Year

The Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute (INDI) has named Aoife Ryan Research Dietitian of the Year. Ryan, an assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, received the award for her study inthe Annals of Surgery demonstrating the benefits of omega-3 enriched nutrition for surgical cancer patients. (Read more about this study in Steinhardt’s Research News blog.)

The Irish Nutrition & Dietetic Institute (INDI) is the national organization for clinical nutritionists/dietitians in Ireland. INDI’s mission is to encourage, foster and maintain the highest possible standards in the science and practice of human nutrition and dietetics, to positively influence the nutrition status and health of the individual and the population in general.

Photo: Aoife Ryan received the Research Dietitian of the Year award at the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute’s Annual Research Conference in October. Pictured from left to right : Aine Brady, Minister of State at the Department of Health and Children, Aoife Ryan, and Sinead Duggan, chair of the research interest group of the INDI.