Highest honor ASN bestows will be recognized virtually this year during NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE and next year at Nutrition 2021 in Boston

The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) today announced the 15 individuals who will be inducted into its Class of 2020 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 recognize these extraordinary individuals as Fellows of the American Society for Nutrition, said ASN President, Richard D. Mattes, PhD, MPH, RD. “Over the course of their careers, their discoveries and contributions have not only advanced the science and practice of nutrition, but also inspired countless professionals who have followed in their paths. We celebrate their achievements and the innovations they have brought to our field.”

The ASN Class of 2020 Fellows:

Margaret (Peggy) Bentley, MA, PhD,  University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill  

Robert A. Burns, PhD,  Indiana University Bloomington School of Public Health  

Naomi FukagawaMD, PhD,  U.S. Department of Agriculture  

Catherine A. Geissler, BDS, MS, PhD , King’s College, London  

Harry Lee Greene, MD,  Vanderbilt University Medical Center  

William Harris, PhD,  OmegaQuant  

Fatma HuffmanPhD,  Florida International University  

Mindy KurzerPhD,  University of Minnesota  

Daniel J. RaitenPhD,  Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health  

Sachiko St. Jeor, PhD,  University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine  

Judith StorchPhD,  Rutgers University  

Mary Story, PhD,  Duke University  

Roger A. Sunde, PhD,  University of Wisconsin  

Bruce A. WatkinsPhD , University of California, Davis  

Keith WestPhD,  Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

The ASN Class of 2020 Fellows will be honored during NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE, ASN’s virtual meeting, and recognized at the Fellows, 50-Year Members and Past Presidents Luncheon during the American Society for Nutrition’s flagship meeting, Nutrition 2021 in Boston July 10-13, 2021. Members of this year’s class join more than 400 other ASN Fellows who have been recognized since the program began in 1952.