Christopher Gardner Awarded Stanford Alumni Association's Lyman Award

Professor Christopher Gardner poses with Howard E. Wolf, ’80 Vice President for Alumni Affairs at Stanford and President of Stanford Alumni Association after being awarded the 2022 Lyman Award

Congratulations to Dr. Christopher Gardner who was recently awarded the Stanford Alumni Association's Richard W. Lyman Award!

Gardner was recognized for contributing his scholarship and time to more than 30 alumni programs, including speaking engagements at Reunion Homecoming and alumni club events.

Established in 1983 in honor of President Emeritus Richard W. Lyman, the award recognizes one outstanding faculty member who goes beyond the expectations of university appointments and embodies the Stanford Alumni Association mission.

Gardner has been a valued member of the HumBio community for many years. He teaches two popular courses: HumBio 130: Human Nutrition, and HumBio 166: Food and Society Exploring Eating Behaviors in Social, Environmental, and Policy Context. He also advises and mentors students pursuing honors and research in Human Biology, and serves on the program's awards committee.

Learn more about the award and Gardner's research as the director of nutrition studies at the Stanford Prevention Research Center here.