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Honored for Excellence

Professor Sharon Donovan Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Sharon M. Donovan, professor of nutrition and Melissa M. Noel Endowed Chair in Nutrition and Health at the University of Illinois, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Being elected to NAM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine, used to recognize those who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.

Donovan’s work in pediatric nutrition looks into dietary approaches for improving the development of the intestines, brain, and gut microbiome. She is also working with researchers in other fields to discover ways of reducing or preventing childhood obesity, picky eating habits, and symptoms of autism.

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