The American Society for Nutrition annually recognizes
individuals for their superior achievement in nutrition research
and public service.
- Nominations may be made by anyone, including members of the
respective nominating committees and nonmembers of the Society.
- Effective as of September 15, 2012, nominations for each
award will be retained for 1 year. (Note: All nominations
that were submitted in the 2011 and 2012 Call for Nominations
will still be considered in the 2013 awards selection. All
nominations submitted in the 2013 Call for Nominations and all
future years will only be retained for one year).
- Candidates may be renominated. Unsuccessful nominations
will need to be updated and resubmitted to be reconsidered
in the next year's awards selection.
- Candidates for awards need not be members of the Society
but outlining service to the Society is helpful when
- An individual who has received one ASN award is not
eligible to receive another award unless it is for
accomplishments not covered by the first award.
- Award juries, composed of ASN members, are appointed each
year by the president. Their names are kept confidential. The
juries select the award winners for that year. If a jury
believes that no nominated candidate merits an award, no award
will be given that year.
- An award is usually given to one person, but a jury may
recommend that the award be given to two or more individuals
who collaborated in recent research.
- A brief curriculum vitae for each nominee, including a list
of the nominee's publications in refereed journals, is
All material for a nomination must be submitted
electronically. Incomplete nominations will not be