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Gantz Honored with OVSAM Award

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 1, 2009) − Starr Gantz, a registered dietitian in the Adolescent Medicine Clinic, Department of Pediatrics, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, is the 2009 winner of the Ohio Valley Society for Adolescent Medicine (OVSAM) Outstanding Service to Adolescents Award. Gantz will be honored at the annual OVSAM conference Oct. 23 in Columbus, Ohio.

The Ohio Valley chapter includes Kentucky, Indiana, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.

Gantz was nominated by Dr. Hatim Omar, professor of pediatrics and obstetrics/gynecology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and chief of adolescent medicine and the Young Parent Program at Kentucky Children's Hospital, and Marlene Huff, associate professor of pediatrics, UK College of Medicine, and a psychologist in adolescent medicine at Kentucky Children's Hospital.