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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions


Patrick J. Stover

Patrick J. Stover is a professor of nutritional sciences and director of the Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University. He holds a BS in chemistry from Saint Joseph’s University and a PhD in biochemistry and molecular biophysics from the Medical College of Virginia. He conducted postdoctoral research in nutritional sciences at the University of California at Berkeley.

In 1996 President Clinton recognized Patrick with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers beginning their independent careers. He received the ERL Stokstad Award in Nutritional Biochemistry from the American Society for Nutritional Sciences in 1999 and has been selected as an Outstanding Educator four times by Cornell Merrill Presidential Scholars. He is a current member of the National Academies of Sciences’ Food and Nutrition Board. He serves on the editorial board for the Annual Reviews of Nutrition, the Journal of Biological Chemistry, and the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.