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    Anissa Armet - U of A Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship, 2019.
    Anissa Armet - GSA Academic Travel Award, 2019.
    Camila Orsso - National Institutes of Health (NIH) Travel Award, 2019.
    Katherine FordRising Star Award, GSA, 2019.
    Katherine Ford - Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship, 2018.
    Camila Orsso - Alberta SPOR Graduate Studentship in Patient-Oriented Research, 2018.
    Maha Alsaif - GSA Travel Award, 2018.
    Camila Oliveira - Elizabeth Russell MacEachran Scholarship, FGSR, 2018.
    Camila Oliveira - Graduate Students' Association Academic Award, GSA, 2018.
    Camila OliveiraGraduate Student Teaching Award, FGSR, 2018.
    Leticia Pereira - GSA Academic Travel Award, 2018.
    Leticia Pereira -
    AFNS Graduate Student Travel Award, 2018.
    Jenneffer Braga - Emerging Leaders of the Americas Program Scholarship, University of Alberta, 2018.
    Camila Oliveira - Alberta Diabetes Institute Studentship, 2017.
    Camila Oliveira - The Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism Award for Nutrition Translation, CNS.
    Camila Oliveira - Elizabeth Russell MacEachran Scholarship. 2017.
    Maha Alsaif - ADI Trainee Travel Award, 2017.
    Maha Alsaif - WCHRI Trainee Travel Award, 2017.
    Camila Orsso - Alberta Diabetes Institute Studentship, 2017.
    Sarah Purcell - Graduate Students' Association Travel Award, 2017.
    Jingjie Xiao - Canadian Cancer Society Travel Award, 2017.
    Jingjie Xiao - Graduate Students' Association Travel Award, 2017.
    Camila Oliveira - Honourable Mention –Poster Presentation. Alberta Diabetes Institute Research Day, 2016.
    Camila Oliveira - Honourable Mention –Poster Presentation. Alberta Diabetes Institute Research Day, 2016.
    Camila Oliveira - University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship, University of Alberta, 2016.
    Sarah Purcell - Elizabeth Russell MacEachran Scholarship, 2016/2017.
    Dr. Prado - Canadian Institutes for Health Research New Investigator, 2016-2021.
    Dr. Prado - Teacher of the Year, ALES, University of Alberta, 2016.
    Dr. Prado - Research & Innovation Award, ALES, University of Alberta , 2016.
    Leticia Pereira - Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, 2015-2019.
    Leticia Pereira - President's Doctoral Prize of Distinction, 2015-2019.
    Leticia Pereira - WCHRI Trainee Travel Award, 2015.
    Dr. Prado - International Engagement Award, ALES, University of Alberta, 2015.
    Sarah Purcell - Government of Alberta Graduate Citizenship Award, 2015.
    Sarah Purcell - 1st Place Poster Competition, Canadian Nutrition Society, 2015.
    Sarah Purcell - Tuition Award, University of Alberta, 2014.
    Leticia Pereira - President's International Doctoral Award, 2014.
    Leticia Pereira - AFNS Winter Differential Tuition Award, 2014.
    Leticia Pereira - AFNS Fall Tuition Award, 2013.
    Leticia Pereira - U of A Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship, 2013.




Information on the admission process can be found at: http://www.afns.ualberta.ca/Graduate.aspx 

Question specifically related to the application process should be directed to the Department. The contact information is listed in the website above.

Dr. Carla Prado
UofA Nutrition




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University of Alberta seeks colorectal cancer patients for nutrition study


https://watch.cbc.ca/media/media/absolutely-canadian/episode-17/38e815a-00f433343a9z  Ms. Scientist - CBC Documentary
https://gem.cbc.ca/media/media/absolutely-canadian/episode-17/38e815a-00f433343a9 (full episode - Canada) 
https://vimeo.com/ondemand/msscientist (Outside Canada)

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