MLA Eric Olauson, SHRF Board Chair Cecile Hunt, Achievement Award winner Dr. Susan Whiting and SHRF CEO Patrick Odnokon; Credit: SHRF

Dr. Susan Whiting Receives Achievement Award

Dr. Susan Whiting, the leading nutrition expert and authority on vitamin D and calcium, received the Achievement Award at the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation's Santé Awards.

By SHRF Communications

The impact of Dr. Susan Whiting’s work is something we feel in our bones. That’s because as an authority on vitamin D and calcium supplementation and a leading nutrition expert, her work has led to significant advances in the field with regards to the impact of diet on children’s bone health and development.

Dr. Whiting, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Nutrition from the University of Saskatchewan, was presented with an Achievement Award by Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) Thursday evening at the 16th annual Santé Awards.

She is one of the original investigators of the Saskatchewan Pediatric Bone Mineral Accrual Study, which has followed hundreds of Saskatchewan elementary school children for over 25 years and is internationally renowned for its findings on how growth, physical activity and nutrition affect bone development.

Read the full story on the SHRF website.