International Nutrition Foundation (INF)


In Memoriam:
Nevin S. Scrimshaw


Dear Carolina,
With deepest regrets and sorrow, we share with you the news that our mentor and friend Dr. Nevin Scrimshaw has passed away.

Words fail to express the depth of the loss to his family, to this Foundation, and to the global nutrition community.

We at INF will be taking a central role in his Memorial and are planning for an event this spring. We welcome your participation and will keep you informed.

Irwin Rosenberg, MD, INF Board Chair
Ricardo Uauy, MD, PhD, INF President




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With the recent passing of Dr. Scrimshaw, the foundation board has created the>Nevin Scrimshaw Memorial Advancement Fund.

The Fund will honor Dr. Scrimshaw’s enormous contributions to public health and enliven his vision of nutrition research capacity building in the developing world through self-sustaining fundraising and solid growth in the programs and training supported by the Foundation.

We are seeking your support to the build the Fund in his memory.

Please click the button below to donate or view our website for more information.