Joining the American Center of Nutrition offers members numerous personal and professional benefits. As one of the highest ranked peer-reviewed journals focusing on evidence-based nutrition and dietetics, our organization is recognized as a leader in clinical research and study of human nutrition. A few of the benefits to membership include:
Reduced Publishing Fees
Members are allowed one free publishing per year in the Journal and/or are eligible for reduced publishing fees. See below for details.
Early Access to Funding Opportunities
Members will receive early notification of any upcoming funding opportunities before they are posted to our Resources section.
Job Board Postings
JACN members are allowed unlimited postings of open employment positions or internships on our jobs board.
Professional Directory Listing
All individual members are allowed one profile listing in our Health Professional Directory.
Any members who have published papers in the Journal will have an Author Profile created with a complete biography.
Support Evidence Based Nutrition Research
By becoming a member you are supporting JACN’s Mission of promoting evidence-based nutrition research. With your support and funding, we will continue to advocate for better education in public and professional settings on the link between diet and health.
JACN Membership Levels
We look forward to welcoming you as a member of the American Center for Nutrition. If you have any questions concerning membership or the application process, please contact us.
Yearly Dues – $120
Charter membership is available to any individual with a degree in nutrition or a related field from an accredited institution, who is committed to nutrition research and practice. Potential members without a doctoral-level degree should be able to demonstrate leadership in the field of nutrition, or a career path focused in nutrition. Charter members receive one free publishing credit per year and a 30% reduced fee on any additional publishing.
Yearly Dues – $75
Professional membership is available to individuals who are involved professionally in any field related to nutrition or health. This level is designed for professionals who wish to engage with our community and showcase themselves as experts within their field. Professional level members receive a discount of 30% on publishing fees in the Journal.
Yearly Dues – $30
Student membership is available to any individual currently enrolled in a nutrition or health-related program of study at an accredited institution. Student level members receive a discount of 30% on publishing fees in the Journal for any Supplemental papers. Note that Student Members are not allowed to publish Original Manuscripts, Critical Reviews, or Product Analysis.
Yearly Dues – Free
The Enthusiast level is for those who wish to join our community without any need for the professional features. Enthusiasts have access to all our content, receive the Journal via digital download, and get the inside scoop on nutrition science.