Sandrine Chometton, PhD – RECIPIENT
Research Title: “A Role for Glucokinase in the Arcuate Nucleus in Glucose Appetition”
Amanda Crandall, MS – RECIPIENT
Research Title: “The Effect of Financial Scarcity on the Relative Reinforcing Value of Food and Delay Discounting”
Jacqueline Hayes, PhD
Research Title: “Behavioral Obesity Treatment Outcomes in Children with Severe Obesity: Metrics Determine Conclusions”
Leah Lessard, PhD
Research Title: “Weight Enumeration in State Anti-Bullying Laws and Risks of Weight-Based Bullying Among LGBTQ Youth”
Kripa Shankar, PhD
Research Title: “Obesity-Associated Plasma Ghrelin Reduction Is Mediated by Ghrelin Cell-Expressed Insulin Receptors”
The Ethan Sims Young Investigator Award was established in honor of Ethan Sims, an early pioneer in obesity research, and recognizes excellence in research by young investigators.
Five semifinalists are selected based on their submitted abstracts and are invited to make a presentation during ObesityWeek®. The recipient is then selected based on their oral presentations at ObesityWeek®.