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Dec 13 2015

Abbott Nutrition leads initiatives and partners with innovators worldwide to help bring the best nutrition to people around the globe.

Our initiative organizations include:

Abbott Nutrition Health Institute

The Abbott Nutrition Health Institute illuminates the power of science-based nutrition for healthcare professionals through education, advocacy and collaboration with the purpose of helping people throughout the world live healthier lives. We are dedicated to helping health care professionals improve patient outcomes and enhance the health of people worldwide.

EAS Academy

The EAS Academy is the centerpiece of Abbott Performance Nutrition’s education and community-outreach efforts in the areas of sports nutrition and sports medicine. The academy is an objective and trusted provider of high-quality scientific information and nutrition education to health and fitness professionals. 

Our key partnerships include:

The Center for Nutrition, Learning and Memory

The Center for Nutrition, Learning and Memory, a partnership with the University of Illinois and Abbott, is committed to advancing the field of nutritional neuroscience, and bringing top researchers and technologies together to solve the “big questions” in how nutrition plays a role in learning and memory.


feedM.E. is a global awareness, education and action initiative designed to heighten awareness of adult malnutrition and the importance of nutrition in patient care. The initiative helps to educate hospital staff and patients about nutrition’s important role in recovery from illness and injury. Abbott supports this initiative through nutrition leadership, research and resources.

Alliance to Advance Patient Nutrition

The Alliance to Advance Patient Nutrition is coalition dedicated to championing effective patient nutrition practices. Launched in 2013, the Alliance is comprised of leaders from The Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses, The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, The Society of Hospital Medicine, and Abbott. The alliance’s mission is to transform patient care through the power of prescriptive nutrition. It is focused on raising awareness about the positive impact proper nutrition has on patients’ medical outcomes and providing hospitals with tools and resources to implement effective nutrition practices.

International Sarcopenia Initiative (ISI)

The International Sarcopenia Initiative (ISI), an initiative of the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (EUGMS) and supported by Abbott, is a multidisciplinary global committee with representatives from leading medical, nutrition, aging and research associations across the world, including the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, and the European Academy for Medicine of Ageing. 


The DynaHEALTH consortium, made up of 13 partners, including Abbott, is a multi-disciplinary research project. The consortium will develop evidence-based policy recommendations for healthy and active ageing through reducing the risks of obesity and type 2 diabetes. By studying the interplay between glucose metabolism, psychological wellbeing and social factors, the project will develop new technologies and clinical interventions for targeted disease prevention.