2021 Virtual Poster Session


Poster Sessions


Explore the SCAN virtual poster sessions for an opportunity to listen to cutting-edge research with knowledgeable and inspiring professionals who are just as passionate about nutrition as you! Attendees will have the opportunity to listen to brief presentations from the lead author of each poster and engaged directly in a breakout Q&A.

All posters presented during the Symposium will be evaluated by a peer-reviewed process, and a winner will be selected for the most outstanding poster in each of three categories:

  • Professional
  • Graduate Student
  • Undergraduate Student


Congratulations to This Year's Poster Presenters Winners


Congratulations to All of This Year's Poster Presenters

Undergraduate Student Poster

The Impact of Sports Nutrition Knowledge on the Physical Effects of Low Energy Availability (LEA) in Female Cross Country Runners

  • Primary Author: Abigail Olcott
  • Supporting Authors:
    • Catherine Anstrom, PhD, RD, LDN, FAND
  • Category: Undergraduate Student Poster

Graduate Student Poster

A Needs Assessment Survey to Identify Nutrition Knowledge Deficits in Graduating D1 Collegiate Athletes for Subsequent Development of a Pre-Graduation Nutrition Education Course

  • Primary Author: Marqui Benavides
  • Supporting Authors:
    • Allison, Childress, PhD, RDN, CSSD, LD
  • Category: Graduate Student Poster

Iron Deficiency is Prevalent in Irish Elite Female Athletes, While Iron Excess is Prevalent in Irish Elite Male Athletes

  • Primary Author: Aine M. Kelly MSc RD
  • Supporting Authors:
    • Nóra Ní Fhlannagáin MSc RD
    • Ciara Sinnott PhD
    • Sharon Madigan PhD RD
  • Category: Graduate Student Poster

Evaluation of the Effect of a Sports Nutrition Education Presentation on the Nutrition Knowledge Levels of United States Judo Coaches

  • Primary Author: Janine Nakao MS
  • Supporting Authors:
    • Izzie Brown, MS, RDN
    • Robert Nishime MD
  • Category: Graduate Student Poster

Development and Assessment of Pilot Cooking Program for College Football Athletes

  • Primary Author: Ashley Reinke, MS
  • Supporting Authors:
    • Jamie, Kubota, MS, RD
    • Izzie, Brown, MS, RDN, CSCS
  • Category: Graduate Student Poster

Pre- and Post-Prandial Impairment in Muscle Blood Flow and Oxygenation with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in Sarcopenic Compared to Non-Sarcopenic Older Adults

  • Primary Author: Marni E. Shoemaker, MS, RD
  • Supporting Authors:
    • Suzette L. Pereira, PhD
    • Vikkie A. Mustad, PhD
    • Zachary M. Gillen, PhD
    • Brianna D. McKay, MS
    • Jose M. Lopez-Pedrosa, PhD
    • Ricardo Rueda, PhD
    • Joel T. Cramer, PhD
  • Category: Graduate Student Poster

Translational Approach to Studying Mechanisms Associated with the Impact Blueberry Consumption on Endothelial Function

  • Primary Author: Emily K. Woolf, MS, NDTR
  • Supporting Authors:
    • Nicole S. Litwin, PhD, RDN
    • Janee Terwood, PhD
    • Allegra R. Vazquez, BS
    • Nathan Ketelhut, MS
    • Kiri A. Michell, MS
    • Brayden T. Smith
    • Lauren E. Grabos
    • Douglas R. Seals, PhD
    • Frank A. Dinenno, PhD2
    • Sarah A. Johnson, PhD, RDN
  • Category: Graduate Student Poster

Professional Poster

Knowledge of Red-S Effects and Consequences Among University Athletics

  • Primary Author: Deanne Allegro, MS, RD, LDN
  • Supporting Authors:
    • Maeghan DePace
  • Category: Professional Poster

Eating Patterns and Calcium Intake of Male and Female Middle School Endurance Runners

  • Primary Author: Michelle T. Barrack, PhD, RD, CSSD
  • Supporting Authors:
    • Alexander C. Wu
    • Kathryn E. Ackerman, MD, MPH, FACSM
    • Stephanie DeLuca, MD
    • Aileen J. Lai
    • Adam S. Tenforde, MD, FACSM
  • Category: Professional Poster

Improving Health Programs for Seton Hill University First-Generation College Student-Athletes

  • Primary Author: Tracy Bowman, EdD, RD, CSSD, LDN
  • Category: Professional Poster

Impact of Covid-19 Restrictions on Dietary Intake Among Physically Active College Stduents

  • Primary Author: Jessica L. Garay, PhD, RDN, FAND, CSCS
  • Supporting Authors:
    • Alexandra Borza
  • Category: Professional Poster

Development and Evaluation of an Intuitive Eating Infographic for Athletes

  • Primary Author: Jennifer Hanson, PhD, RD, CSSD
  • Supporting Authors:
    • Erin McGraw, MS, RDN, LD
    • Tandalayo Kidd, PhD, RD, LPN
  • Category: Professional Poster

Effectiveness of Sports Nutrition Education on Student-Athlete Nutrition Knowledge

  • Primary Author: Lea Anne Lambert, EdD, MBA, RD, LD
  • Supporting Authors:
    • Amy R. Moore PhD, MPH, RD, LD
    • Madeline Grimm
    • Parker Bandy
  • Category: Professional Poster

Improving Soldier Readiness Through Partnerships with Land-Grant University Extension Systems

  • Primary Author: Virgilia Zabala, MBA, MSPH, RDN/LDN, CPH
  • Supporting Authors:
    • Wendy Dahl, PhD, RDN
    • Suzanne Fundingsland, MS, RDN, LDN
    • Kimiko Griffin, MPH, RDN
    • Lori Johnson, MS, RDN, LDN
    • Twyla Leigh, MS, RDN
    • Brenda Marty-Jimenez, MHM, RDN, LDN, FAND
    • Amy Mullins, MS, RDN
    • Andrea Nikolai, MPH, RDN, LDN
    • Karla Shelnutt, PhD, RDN
  • Category: Professional Poster