From March 7: Leanne M. Redman, PhD, an associate professor in the Clinical Sciences Division at LSU Pennington Biomedical Research Center, has won the 2018 National Postdoctoral Association Garnett-Powers & Associates, Inc. Mentor Award.
The award recognizes a faculty member who has engaged in exceptional mentoring of postdoctoral scholars.
Redman is an expert in human metabolic phenotyping and well-known in the fields of obesity, lifestyle intervention and energy metabolism. She started the Reproductive Endocrinology and Women’s Health Laboratory at Pennington Biomedical and has mentored Honors, Masters and PhD candidates from the neighboring LSU campus as well as postdoctoral fellows from around the world. Many of her predoctoral and postdoctoral fellows have been recognized for their work either with NIH funding (F or K awards), awarded competitive training opportunities to support their candidature or been finalists or award recipients at national and international meetings.
Redman was nominated for the award by Nicholas T. Broskey, PhD, postdoctoral fellow, Pennington Biomedical Research Center; Anne Gilmore, PhD, RD, assistant professor, Pennington Biomedical Research Center; Kara Marlatt, PhD, MPH, postdoctoral research fellow, Pennington Biomedical Research Center; and Jasper Most, PhD, postdoctoral fellow, Pennington Biomedical Research Center.
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