We prepare you for careers in health care, education, industry and government. Our research improves nutritional well-being and educates the public about nutrition and foods.

Academics, Research and Outreach

The strengths of our program are in the following areas:

  • Obesity: impact on health and prevention strategies
  • Bone health
  • Maternal, infant, child nutrition
  • Health promotion through nutrition and physical activity interventions in community settings
  • Phytochemicals and disease risk
  • Dietary effects on GI regulation of food intake
  • Nutrition and genetics
  • Food safety; preservation
  • Consumer acceptability of foods
  • Development of healthy food products
  • Food insecurity
  • Sports nutrition
  • Nutrition and pharmacy