The ASN Board of Directors approved the creation of the ASN Research Foundation in fall 2009.
The ASN Foundation is designed to supplement the activities of the
Society itself by deepening the ways in which ASN supports the
field of nutrition science, and by strengthening our global efforts
to promote nutrition and public health. The Foundation will manage
a broad portfolio that complements and enhances ASN priorities and
Serving the Field
The foundation will expand resources available to emerging
investigators, young professionals, international nutritionists as
well as established scientists and clinicians. Programs in
-Research Grants, Bridge Grants and Start-Up Grants
-International Professorships and Visiting Faculty Fellows
-Scholarships, Travel Grants and Minority Programs
Elevating Global Nutrition Issues and Improving Public
The foundation will broaden the Society's mission and scope beyond
nutrition science, so that ASN can function as the authoritative
global leader in health and wellness. Programs in development
include a Global Forum on Health and Wellness.
The current President of the ASN Foundation is James O. Hill, PhD.
If you have suggestions for foundation programs, or if you would
like to get involved, please let us know.