ROSEMONT, ILL. – The National Dairy Council’s chief science officer, Greg Miller received the American Society for Nutrition’s 2022 Industry Recognition Award, as well as other professional accolades.
The ASN award acknowledges significant contributions to the field of nutrition science or practice by someone from the industry sector.
Miller also was chosen to be inducted into the ASN and ASN Foundation Class of 2022 Fellows, which is ASN’s highest honor, recognizing those who have made significant discoveries and had distinguished careers. ASN chose Miller for the distinction, citing his impact in nutrition and on his colleagues.
Penn State University, Miller’s alma mater, also is honoring him, presenting him with the 2022 Penn State Graduate School Alumni Society Lifetime Achievement Award. The award goes to alumni who have achieved exceptional success throughout their careers and demonstrated loyalty to the university and its alumni association.
The Penn State Board of Trustees also presented Miller with the university’s highest alumni honor, the Distinguished Alumni Award.
Miller earned both a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in nutrition from Penn State after receiving a bachelor’s in nutrition from Michigan State University.
“Greg is a credible, leading voice for the US dairy industry and epitomizes the importance of leading with sound dairy research and science,” said Barbara O’Brien, chief executive officer of Dairy Management Inc. “While Greg has engaged with leading health and wellness organizations across the world throughout his distinguished career, he always maintains his passion for farmers and proudly carries with him their story of producing nutritious food in a responsible way. We congratulate Greg for these well-deserved recognitions and thank him for being a tireless advocate for America’s dairy farmers.”
Miller first joined the National Dairy Council in 1992 and has received numerous honors for his contributions to dairy science and nutrition over the past three decades.