ASN’s Class of 2023 Fellows will be honored in Boston this July at NUTRITION 2023, the largest nutrition meeting of the year.  

Rockville, MD (May 8, 2023) – The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) and ASN Foundation are pleased to announce 16 individuals who will be inducted into its Class of 2023 Fellows. To be inducted as a Fellow of the Society is the highest honor ASN bestows, recognizing individuals for significant discoveries and distinguished careers in the field of nutrition.  

“We are delighted to announce the Class of 2023 Fellows. This esteemed group of individuals have dedicated their careers to advancing our field and improving health around the world,” said ASN President, Martha Belury, PhD. “We are looking forward to honoring them and their innovations at NUTRITION 2023 this July in Boston.” 

“The ASN Foundation congratulates the ASN Class of 2023 Fellows and expresses gratitude for their dedication to advancing our scientific field and to the Society,” stated Catherine E. Woteki, PhD, Chair, ASN Foundation Board of Trustees. “Their work has paved the way for future generations of scientist, clinicians and scholars.” 

The ASN Class of 2023 Fellows

Alan Berg, World Bank (global nutrition advocate)

Steven K. Clinton, MD, PhD, Ohio State University

Luigi De Luca, PhD, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health

Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD, Texas A&M University, Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity

Jo Freudenheim, PhD, MS, RD, University at Buffalo

Mary Ann Johnson, PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Carl Keen, PhD, University of California, Davis

Mark Levine, MD, National Institutes of Health

Joel Mason, MD, Tufts University

Richard Mattes, MPH, PhD, RD, Purdue University

Marian Neuhouser, PhD, RD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Ngozi Nnam, PhD, University of Nigeria, Nsukka

Stephen O’Keefe, MBBS, MSc, MD, University of Pittsburgh and University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Juan Rivera, PhD, INSP: Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, México

Dennis Savaiano, PhD, Purdue University

Daniel Tomé, PhD, INRAE: Institut national de recherche pour l’agriculture, l’alimentation et l’environnement, France

The ASN Class of 2023 Fellows will be honored at the Fellows, Past Presidents, and 50-Year Member Luncheon held on Sunday, July 23 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM at the Sheraton Boston during ASN’s annual flagship meeting, NUTRITION 2023. Members of this year’s class join more than 500 other ASN Fellows who have been recognized since the program began in 1952.