Dr. Alyce Fly, associate professor of nutrition science and dietetics at the Indiana University School of Public Health – Bloomington, has been elected to serve as chair-elect of the Community and Public Health Nutrition Research Interest Section (RIS) for the American Society for Nutrition (ASN).
Founded in 1928 as the American Institute for Nutrition, ASN’s mission is to bring together the world’s top researchers, clinical nutritionists, and industry to advance the knowledge and application of nutrition for both humans and animals.
Per the RIS Charter, RIS’s were established “to ensure representation of and support for the various areas of nutritional research within the publications and scientific programs of the institute, provide a mechanism for effective involvement of the membership in the affairs of the institute, and enhance the participation of and contact with scientists in other disciplines who have interest in the scientific fields related to nutrition.”
In addition to authoring numerous articles on nutrition, Dr. Fly serves as chair of the Indiana Nutrition Council and is a board member and treasurer of the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Foundation.