Honors and Awards

Research Awards

Graduate Student Outstanding Research Award, Department of Food Science and Technology, The Ohio State University, 2017

Lisa and Dan Wampler Endowed Fellowship for Food and Health Research, The Ohio State University, 2017

First Place Student Research Award, 2015 Berry Heath Benefits Symposium, Madison, WI

First Place Oral Presentation Award, 2015 Russell Klein Nutrition Research Symposium, Columbus, OH

Finalist, Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Research Competition, Experimental Biology 2015, Boston, MA

First Place, Food Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Division, 2014 Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Competition, Columbus, OH

Finalist, Nutraceutical and Functional Foods Division, IFT13 Annual Meeting Technical Abstract Competition, Columbus, OH

Second Place, Food Science Category, 2012 College of Food Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Undergraduate Research Forum, Columbus, OH


Awards and Honors

Outstanding Graduate Student, The Ohio State University, 2017

United States Department of Agriculture National Needs Fellowship (2014-2017)

Selected Participant for National Cancer Institute Practicum on Diet and Cancer Prevention, March 2014

University Fellowship Recipient, The Ohio State University, 2012

College of Agriculture Undergraduate Research Scholarship, 2011

Department of Food Science and Technology Scholarships: Blackmore Family Scholarship (2011), Borden Foods Scholarship (2010), Glen Goltz Scholarship (2010), Sultzbach Memorial Scholarship (2010)

Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center S.E.E.D.S. Research Grant Recipient, 2011

Mid America Food Processors Association Wilbur A. Gould Scholarship, 2010

Dean’s List every quarter completed at Ohio State

Eagle Scout Award, 2008



Oberyszyn, T.M.; Schwartz, S.J.; Teegarden, M.D.; Cooperstone, J.L.; Riedl, K.M.; Tober, K.L. Determination of 17β-estradiol concentrations in skin and plasma of SKH-1 mice following topical administration of a 13C labeled dose. $8,000. February 2016.

Oberyszyn, T.M.; Schwartz, S.J.; Riedl, K.M.; Teegarden, M.D.; Tober, K.L. Methodology development for the measurement of estrogens in skin for non-melanoma skin cancer studies. Center for Advanced Functional Food Research and Entrepreneurship. $5,000. June 2015.

Teegarden, M.D.; Schwartz, S.J. Targeted and Untargeted Metabolomics Analyses of Fresh Thermally Processed Black Raspberries. Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) Graduate Research Enhancement Grant. $5,000. May 2015.

Riedl, K.M.; Schwartz, S.J.; Vodovotz, Y.; Clinton, S.K. Prostate cancer outcomes and phytochemical levels in TRAMP mice fed food-based vitamin D and soy. Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) Interdisciplinary Grant. $70,000. March 2014.

Oberyszyn, T.M.; Riedl, K.M.; Tober, KL; Teegarden, M.D. Evaluation of Biologically Relevant Vitamin D Metabolites in Murine Skin. Ohio State University Food Innovation Center Seed Grant. $25,000. September 2013.

Teegarden, M.D.; Vodovotz, Y. Determining β-glucosidase Activity in Heat-treated Soy Flour. OARDC Undergraduate Research Grant. $3,300. March 2011.