The American Society for Nutrition’s (ASN) membership of more than 8,000 scientists and practitioners continues to grow daily.
Founded in 1928, the Society’s membership rolls read like a “Who’s Who” in the field of nutrition research.
Founding members included E.V. McCollum and E.L.R. Stokstad. Society members have received Nobel prizes, appointments to the National Academy of Sciences, and many other prestigious honors. ASN members have broken ground in research and practice, and continue to serve as trailblazers across the world.
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ASN Offers 6 Categories of Membership
Clinician (New) – $240
For individuals working in clinical practice, with a primary interest in clinical, applied, and translational nutritional content. Clinician Members may include physicians (MD, MBBS, MBChB, DDS, OD, DO), PA’s, NP’s, RD’s, and others working in clinical nutrition.Apply Now
Scientist (Formerly “Regular”) – $240
For individuals with a doctoral-level degree (i.e., PhD, MD, ScD, DVM, DPharm, etc.) in nutrition or a related field from an accredited institution, and notable accomplishments as a lead, senior, or other author of a nutrition publication in a peer-reviewed journal.Apply Now
Professional (Formerly “Associate”) – $240
For individuals with a degree in nutrition or related field, committed to nutrition research and practice or who demonstrate leadership in the nutrition field as an educator, speaker, advocate or administrator, but without a doctorate-level degree.Apply Now
Undergraduate – Free
Any individual who is a candidate for an undergraduate degree and is a full-time student at an accredited institution is eligible to apply.
Applications for Student Undergraduate membership must include at least one of the following documents:
- A letter from your academic institution confirming your status as a full-time undergraduate student — Letter must be written in English and include either your enrollment date or anticipated graduation year
- This completed ASN Membership Undergraduate Student Certification form
Applications without one of the above completed documents may be denied. You may also contact us at email@example.com if you have any questions regarding this.Apply Now
Any ASN member age 67 or older and in good standing for at least ten years.
Emeritus members must not be employed in a full-time capacity. Members who have retired from the profession, who hold emeritus status, or have taken a leave of absence are eligible.
CLINICIAN REDUCED, SCIENTIST REDUCED, PROFESSIONAL REDUCED, and EARLY CAREER REDUCED Members in Developing Countries – $60
Reductions and categories are based on a member’s work and residence addresses. Members who work or reside outside of these geographic locations pay full membership dues.
ASN is proud to offer joint membership programs with other societies, offering nutrition professionals the benefits of two memberships at one low price!
Joint Membership with Institute of Food Technologists – $334 USD
This membership offer will allow those in the food technology and nutrition fields to take advantage of the benefits of both ASN and IFT at one low price! Available for ASN Clinician, Scientist, and Professional Members who are new or existing ASN members and who wish to jointly join as an IFT Premier Member.
Joint Membership with Canadian Nutrition Society Options
The Canadian Nutrition Society/la SociÉtÉ canadienne de nutrition (CNS/SCN) is the leading society integrating disciplines and professions interested in nutrition in Canada. They promote nutrition science and education, and advocate for the application of best practice and policies for the promotion of health and the prevention and treatment of disease. Members of CNS receive such benefits as online access to two journals (Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism and Nutrition in Clinical Practice), preferred rates to the CNS national and regional conferences, eligibility for CNS awards & travel grants and members-only website access.
ASN/CNS Joint Membership – $265 USD
Any individual with a doctoral-level, master’s or bachelor’s degree in nutrition or a related field from an accredited institution, who is committed to the field of nutrition research and practice or who demonstrates leadership in the nutrition field as an educator, speaker, advocate or administrator is eligible to apply
ASN/CNS Joint Young Professional – $115 USD
Any individual within five years of receiving a doctorate degree is eligible to apply or young professional who has completed a nutrition or related degree with the past three years
ASN/CNS Joint Student – $69 USD
Any individual who is a candidate for an undergraduate, graduate or medical degree at an accredited institution is eligible to apply. In joining both of these societies at once, you’ll get access to all of the latest research, networking opportunities and awards that ASN and CNS have to offer!
** ASN/CNS Joint Memberships operate on a calendar year format. Join or renew today and your membership will be active through December 31, 2024. **