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.
- Nominations for each award will be retained for 1
- 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