Dr. Murphy receives new investigator award

Dr. Rachel Murphy
Award will be presented at CNS annual meeting on May 5

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Dr. Rachel Murphy will receive the CIHR-INMD/CNS New Investigator Award at the Canadian Nutrition Society’s annual meeting in Halifax on May 5.

One award is given each year to recognize a new investigator who have demonstrated excellence and outstanding contributions in nutrition-related research.

Dr. Murphy’s research focuses on nutrition, obesity, and chronic disease prevention. She studies how to reduce the risk of cancer through modifiable factors, such as diet, body weight, and physical activity, with a particular interest in older populations.