Advisory Board Member, Dr. Melinda Manore, Receives ACSM Citation Award

2016 AM Citation Award 2_Melinda Manore

Newswise — The American College of Sports Medicine is pleased to announce that Melinda M. Manore, Ph.D., R.D., C.S.S.D., FACSM is a recipient of its 2016 Citation Award. Dr. Manore was selected for this award because of her significant contributions to sports medicine and the exercise sciences. She was recognized at an awards banquet during the association’s annual meeting.

“Citation Award winners are selected for their leadership and contributions in the areas of research and scholarship, clinical care, administrative services or educational services,” said Liz Joy, president of ACSM. “We’re happy to recognize Dr. Manore’s tremendous accomplishments.”

Dr. Manore is a professor of nutrition at Oregon State University. After completing her undergraduate degree from Seattle Pacific University (1973), M.S. in health education from the University of Oregon (1980), and Ph.D. in Human Nutrition with dual minors in exercise science and health from OSU (1984), Dr. Manore has maintained an international reputation of excellence in research, education and service to the scientific communities of exercise science and nutrition. Dr. Manore is recognized worldwide for her seminal research in energy balance, optimal nutrition for exercise and sport, and promotion of women’s health via reducing risks for obesity and related chronic diseases and the Female Athlete Triad.

Dr. Manore has contributed 90 peer-reviewed original publications to the world scientific literature, including ACSM Position Stands on Nutrition and Athletic Performance, the Female Athlete Triad, and Appropriate Intervention Strategies for Physical Activity, Weight Loss and Prevention of Weight Regain for Adults. She is lead or co-editor of 16 books and 31 invited book chapters, and also contributes generously to professional outreach and education journals. Her service to ACSM includes serving as vice-president in 2009-2011 and helping to build collaborative relationships between ACSM and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) around nutrition, exercise and energy balance. She is also a registered dietitian (RD) and a Certified Specialist in Sport Dietetics (CSSD).

Dr. Manore’s Citation Award was one of six that were given this year. Other recipients include:

Adrian E. Bauman, MB.BS., M.P.H., Ph.D.
University of Sydney
Sydney, Australia

Susan A. Bloomfield, Ph.D., FACSM
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas

Rodney K. Dishman, Ph.D., FACSM
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia

Francis G. O’Connor, M.D., FACSM
Uniformed Services University, Department of Military and Emergency Medicine
Bethesda, Maryland

Margot Putukian, M.D., FACSM
Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey

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