Emily Quinn Pou Professional Achievement Award

Established in 1999 in honor of the fourth dean of the College, this award is presented to graduates who have attained substantial achievements and are at the midpoint of their careers.

Caree Cotwright

Associate professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences

M.S., Foods and Nutrition, 2004

Ph.D., Foods and Nutrition, 2008

  • Named Director of Nutrition Security and Health Equity for the Food and Nutrition Service at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2023
  • Secured over $1,172,000 in extramural and intramural grant funding
  • Team member, researcher and trainer on Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign
  • Has published over 18 peer-reviewed articles and high high-impact government articles for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the USDA
  • Chris Todd Outstanding Outreach Award, FACS, 2018
  • FACS 100 Centennial Honoree, 2018
  • Georgia Trend Magazine 40 Under 40 honoree, 2016
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