Van Hubbard, MD, PhD
Van S Hubbard, MD, PhD, Rear Admiral (Lower Half), Public Health
Name: Van S Hubbard, MD, PhD, Rear Admiral (Lower Half), Public Health
MD, PhD, Biochemistry, MCV, Virginia Commonwealth University; 1974
BS, Chemistry, Union College; 1967
Dr. Hubbard has received many honors such as the Certificates of Appreciation from FDA, DHHS, and USDA. He was awarded the USPHS Outstanding Service Medal, three Meritorious Service Medals, and the Surgeon General’s Exemplary Service Medal, two DHHS Secretary’s Awards for Distinguished Service and four NIH Director’s Awards. He was elected an Honorary Member of the American Dietetic Association (2000); received The Obesity Society’s George Bray Founders Award (2002); received The Obesity Society’s Mickey Stunkard Lifetime Achievement Award (2010); received the 2012 Barney Sellers Public Policy Award from the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition; and voted Fellow of the American Society for Nutrition (2014) and Fellow of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (2017). His major research interests are clinical nutrition, obesity, cystic fibrosis, and nutritional modulation of disease risk.
He received a B.S. in Chemistry from Union College (1967), a Ph.D. in biochemistry and M.D. from MCV, Virginia Commonwealth University (1974). He completed an internship and residency in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota Hospitals and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.