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. 

Intellectual Challenge

Experiential learning opportunities in our classrooms, internships and study abroad programs challenge students to help solve problems and educate people in community settings.

Academics, Research and Outreach

The strengths of our program are in the areas of obesity; nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and osteoporosis; nutrition and genetics; maternal and child health; breastfeeding; nutrition and aging; vitamins and minerals; health promotion through nutrition and physical activity interventions in community settings; food security and food safety; nutraceuticals and functional foods; and development of healthy food products.

FDN Seminar Series

FDN Spring Seminar Schedule

Featured Alumni:
Caree Jackson

Caree Jackson

Caree Jackson crafted an interactive play as part of an obesity-prevention program targeting low-income children

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