Specializing in folic acid, a vitamin which prevents key birth defects, Dr. Bailey a world-known scientist with over 30 years experience at UF, has contributed her research knowledge to shape folic acid public health policies through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and to design and evaluate folic acid intervention programs in foreign countries including China. For her accomplishments, Dr. Bailey received the 2008 UF Teacher Scholar of the Year award, which is the University of Florida’s highest faculty research and teaching award.
Dr. Bailey has received many prestigious awards including the USDA Superior Achievement Award and the March of Dimes national award for major accomplishments in the area of fetal and maternal medicine. In addition, the American Society for Nutrition selected Dr. Bailey as the recipient of the Centrum Science Award for research accomplishments in the area of human nutrition. The University of Florida has recognized Dr. Bailey for both her research and teaching accomplishments awarding her the UF Professional Excellence Award, the UF Professional Merit Award, the UF Research Foundation Professorship Award, the Gamma Sigma Delta Senior Research Scientist Award, and the UF Blue Key Distinguished Faculty Award.
Congratulations Dr. Bailey in this important achivement !
For more information please read the Alligator article on Dr. Bailey at http://www.alligator.org