UAB professor attains high honor in nutrition world

UAB professor joins a national class of nutrition research fellows.

StephenBarnes_sotryStephen Barnes, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology and toxicology in the UAB School of Medicine, has been elected as a member of the American Society for Nutrition’s Fellows Class of 2012. Induction into this program is the highest honor the ASN bestows to recognize scientists who have had distinguished careers in the field of nutrition and are age 65 or older.

Barnes, who holds several additional appointments throughout the UAB campus, was nominated for this honor by the UAB Nutrition and Obesity Research Center, where he serves as senior scientist.

Fellows will be recognized during the ASN Awards Ceremony on Sunday, April 22, 2012.