The Institute Of Human Nutrition

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The Institute of Human Nutrition Mission

The Institute of Human Nutrition provides outstanding academic and professional degree programs in human nutrition and conducts basic science research on the role of nutrition in human health. The Institute’s educational outreach extends to projects and special contracts, symposia and other initiatives for health practitioners, policy-makers, educators, and individuals to advance understanding about the importance of nutrition for individuals and populations worldwide.

How your support for the Institute of Human Nutrition Annual Fund helps advance our mission

A gift to the Nutrition Annual Fund helps fund a range of opportunities, from scholarships and alumni activities to research and innovative programs to disseminate important nutrition and health messages to communities worldwide. The cumulative effect of individual gifts can make a significant difference. Together, our many gifts work toward one goal – to sustain the Institute and its programs for many generations to come!

Make your gift by...

Calling:  Ms. Erin Paxson at the Institute of Human Nutrition (212) 305-4808

Mailing:  Please make checks payable to the Institute of Human Nutrition and indicate your year of graduation.

A planned gift:  To find out about gift planning and including the IHN in your estate planning, contact us at the adrress below.


Columbia University
Institute of Human Nutrition

c/o Erin Paxson
Institute of Human Nutrition

630 West 168th Street
PH 15 East - Room 1512, Box 61
New York, NY 10032

Telephone: 212 305 4808
Fax: 212 305 3079


Thank you for joining us in advancing nurtrition science and education to improve health!



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Alumni Contact

Sharon Akabas, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Educational Initiative

Director, MS in Nutrition Program
Institute of Human Nutrition
630 West 168th Street
PH15E -1512
New York, NY 10032

Tel: (212) 305-4808