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William Flatt, Fellow of the American Society for Nutrition

William Flatt, D.W. Brooks Distinguished Professor Emeritus, has been named a Fellow of the American Society for Nutrition.

This fellowship is open to scientists who have had distinguished careers in nutrition and are at least 65 years of age.

Flatt, a professor of foods and nutrition in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences and former dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, was named a Fellow for his “creative and innovative contributions to the development of the field of energy metabolism,” according to information provided by ASN.

Flatt also was recognized for “the visionary leadership he demonstrated during and after his service as research leader of the energy metabolism unit at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the more recent, penetrating studies of energy balance and obesity and leptin actions he and his colleagues have reported.”