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Webinar North America Chinese Association for Nutrition (NACAN)

May 2022


For speaker information and abstract, please check this flyer

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NUTRITION 2022 LIVE ONLINE, June 14- 16, featuring ASN’s flagship annual meeting plus ongoing professional development events means more opportunity for you to stay up-to-date and participate in sessions, workshops, and other programs most relevant to you. Program is supported by the ASN Foundation. For more information, please follow the link here.

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NACSN Special Event-- Sponsored by New Hope Corp.

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American Society of Nutrition 2019

NACSN Special Event-- Sponsored by New Hope Corp.

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American Society of Nutrition 201962

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Congratulations to NACSN-ASN Travel Award Winners


With the support from ASN, doTerra, and Biocytogen, we are able provide 8 awards at $350 each to the winners (shown above) at EB 2017 in Chicago.


Dear NACSN members,

We are so grateful for your kindness to support Wuhan. We highly acknowledge your support with your names listed here. 

Webinar by Dr. Alice H. Lichtenstein

Title: Formulating the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

When: 12-1pm (ET), March 26, 2019

About Dr. Alice H. Lichtenstein: 

Gershoff Professor of Nutrition Laboratory

JM USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA

Dr. Lichtenstein was a vice-chair of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee for the USDA and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The presentation can be viewed here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-EuwwvL4fmNf6zR4oGVMFJ_1Nx2xN0yP/view?usp=sharing

Webinar by Dr. Chwan-Li (Leslie) Shen

Title: Designing Your Own Clinical Trials: What I Learned Doing it

When: 8-9pm (ET), March 2, 2019 (9-10am, March 3 in China)

About Dr. Leslie Shen: 

Associate Dean for Research, School of Medicine

Professor of Pathology and Physiology

Clinical Professor of Diagnostic & Primary Care

Funding Director, Center for Integrative Health

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

How to join the webinar: 

Click https://zoom.us/j/562539631


Or iPhone one-tap :

    US: +17207072699,,562539631#  or +16465588656,,562539631# 

Or Telephone:

    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): 

        US: +1 720 707 2699  or +1 646 558 8656 

    Webinar ID: 562 539 631

    International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/aISXNp0At

Travel awards

Dear NACSN members,


This year, we are going to make up to 10 Travel awards (~$300 each) to students, postdocs and junior faculties for attending the ASN 2018 annual meeting in Boston this June. Application deadline is April 30, 2018 and it is a relatively easy process. Details can be found here.

Vice President nomination for 2018-2019

According to our current bylaws, it is time for us to select a Vice President (VP) who will succeed to the office of President of the NACSN after serving one year as VP.


The Election Committee Chair (Minghua Tang, PhD) on behalf of NACSN is calling for nominations and/or self-nominations for the VP position of 2018-19 year. The nomination is open from March 12-March 25.  Please nominate yourself or a colleague (with the prior consent). The election will be held in early April. 


Please send the nomination with a brief bio (<200 words) to nacsn.usa@gmail.com by March 25, 2018 and indicate “NACSN VP nomination” in the subject line.


Thank you for your participation.


Minghua Tang, PhD

Chair, Election Committee

Position available: Graduate Research Assistantship at Dept of Nutritional Sciences, Okalahoma State University

Two doctoral level graduate research assistantship. Click here for the Position Description. Please contact Dr. Dingbo Lin at dingbo.lin@okstate.edu for more information.

Nutrition and Chronic Diseases (营养与慢性病 - 北美华人营养学会分会场)

Members of NACSN, Drs. Meizi He, Rick Guan, Jin-Rong Zhou, Rick Guan, Zhiping Yu, Yongping Bao, and Hong Chen, attended the meeting and presented their research findings. More photos are here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B7w9XgZShTL-WXk1ZnBRWkpyTDg?usp=sharing

Click here to read the announcement.


Members of NACSN, Drs. Xingen Lei, Meizi He, Rick Guan, Jin-Rong Zhou, and Hong Chen, have been invited to give presentations. More photos are here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B7w9XgZShTL-UW9EM3JycTU2Ukk?usp=sharing 

Click here to read the announcement.

Contemporary Controversies and Facts in Basic Nutrition and Chronic Diseases - (百家争鸣 - 当代基础营养与疾病)中国营养学会第十三届大会

China Nutrition Society, North America Chinese Nutrition for Nutrition, and American Society for Nutrition co-hosted a scientific session, Contemporary Controversies and Facts in Basic Nutrition and Chronic Diseases - (百家争鸣 - 当代基础营养与疾病),  at the 13th China Nutrition Science Congress, May 22 – 24, Beijing.


Dr. Xingen Lei and Dr. Huanbiao Mo, as invited speakers, represented NACSN to give keynote presentations.

Click here to read the announcement.

Newsletter Post-EB 2017

Dear NACSN members,

We are glad to release our special post-EB issue of newsletter, where you can find the activities organized by NACSN during EB as well as our upcoming events in summer. We appreciate your support for the society and we look forward to better serving you in the future.


Also, if you have any suggestions or comments for the newsletter, please feel free to email us at nacsn.usa@gmail.com

More photos are here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B7w9XgZShTL-djRkaGNDVFpJRjQ?usp=sharing

Click here to read the Newsletter.

Newsletter (October 2016 issue)

The latest newsletter is here.

Click here to read the Newsletter

NACSN leadership committee meeting minutes October 2016

The leadership members participated the teleconference on October 21, 2016.

Click here for the Meeting Minutes

Two Assistant Professor positions at Dept of Nutritional Sciences, Okalahoma State University

Click here for the Job Description

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