Marisa Tsai recognized with an American Society for Nutrition emerging leader in nutrition science award

May 17, 2022

Marisa Tsai has been named as a finalist for the Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Abstract Recognition Award Program, a program of the American Society for Nutrition that recognizes the highest quality research presented by students and young investigators at Nutrition 2022 Live Online. Tsai is a research data analyst at the University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Nutrition Policy Institute, and a doctoral student at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health. More than 700 abstracts were submitted by students and postdoctoral fellows and the award program aims to recognize the top 15% highest scoring abstracts. Abstracts were rated by more than 400 nutrition scientists. Finalists will be recognized during the Nutrition 2022 Live Online conference that will be held virtually from June 14-16, 2022. Tsai's abstract is titled “Larger WIC Cash Value Benefit for Vegetables and Fruit Is Associated With Lower Food Insecurity and Improved Participant Satisfaction in WIC Families With Children”.

By Danielle L. Lee
Author - Director of Communications & Research Engagement