FAFS PhD student Carla Al Mallah receives CICCIPIO award to Scotland

​​FAFS congratulates Carla El Mallah, recipient of the Nutrition Graduate Student Travel Award, 2019. Also known as the Joseph and Ilham Cicippio Endowed Research Fund (CICCIPIO), the award supports a Nutrition graduate student’s travel to professional meetings or events for the purpose of reporting their research outcomes and scholarly activities.

This spring, the Nutrition Department nominated Carla, a PhD student in biomedical sciences, for the award. Al Mallah will present a poster on the topic Cold water ingestion was able to favorably affect body composition of Sprague-Dawley rats, at the 26th European Congress on Obesity, April 28 to May 1, 2019, in Glasgow, Scotland.​