ASN offers a wealth of resources to help members become advocates for nutrition research, in addition to sharing the Society’s formal communications to Congress and various federal agencies to serve as talking points for members. Regular advocacy updates are communicated via the Society’s Health and Nutrition Policy Newsletter, distributed semi-monthly.
Advocacy Tips and Primers
Quick Guide to Meeting with Your Legislator
The Legislative Process
The Federal Budget Process
The Legislative Action Center can help you quickly locate your Member of Congress and also learn more about his or her voting record on biomedical research-related issues.
Become an Advocate contains everything you need to plan and conduct a congressional visit: including templates for meeting requests and follow-up letters; printable, state-specific “leave behind” materials and customizable talking points on biomedical research.
NIH State and District Funding Information Fact Sheets
ASN’s Public Policy Committee wants to hear from you. If you have an issue that you believe the Society should consider within its advocacy program or any questions, please contact Sarah D. Ohlhorst, M.S., R.D., Senior Director of Advocacy and Science Policy at firstname.lastname@example.org.