Dr. James Ntambi receives Peter Bosscher Award

Soap made in Uganda

Congratulations to Nutritional Sciences Professor and past Department Chair, Dr. James Ntambi, on receiving the Peter Bosscher Award– one of the 8 Wisconsin Without Borders Awards for 2016. Dr. Ntambi’s dedicated service to the Village Health Project-Uganda has reached countless individuals. “Through the program (and now another one that focuses on mobile clinics) students are offered opportunities to work alongside community members in addressing some of the most critical needs as identified by the community in areas such as livestock, agriculture, micro-enterprise development.”

The award ceremony is today from 4-5:30 in the Wisconsin Idea Room in the Education Building on Bascom Hill. Congratulations, Dr. Ntambi!

Congratulations Dr. Rick Eisenstein

Congratulations to Nutritional Sciences Professor Dr. Rick Eisenstein for receiving the American Society for Nutrition, 2016 Osborne and Mendel Award. This was given to him for his outstanding recent basic research accomplishments in nutrition.