Steve Plogsted graduated with a BS in Pharmacy and PharmD from the University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy. His first hospital job was with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital where he was working as a staff pharmacy. During his time there he received his post BS PharmD degree and afterwards began his career in a clinical pediatric role where he developed an interest in nutrition support. He subsequently moved to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus Ohio where he remained until his retirement 27 years later in 2019. He has enjoyed a long association with ASPEN, participating as member of a number of committees and as Chair of the Pediatric Section. Steve was honored with the FASPEN designation in 2020 and despite his retirement maintains an active role in ASPEN.