ASN, singly or in partnership with like-minded organizations, holds congressional briefings to educate policymakers and other interested stakeholders on the importance of nutrition research and the need for further support.
and Child Nutrition: New Learnings and Implications for
Development Agencies," June 2, 2014; US Agency for
International Development (USAID) Brownbag Seminar
David R. Just, Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs, speaks at 2012 briefing.
"Advancing Discovery: The Role of NIH Research in Fighting Diabetes"; September 15, 2011; co-sponsored with the Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), and other organizations.
Dr. Katherine Alaimo (center) and other briefing speakers visit the Capitol in 2011.
"Bringing Urban Agriculture to Life"; May 9, 2011; co-sponsored with the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) and the Council of Food, Agricultural, and Resource Economics (C-FARE).