GETTING FISH TO THE TABLE

How UW researchers located underutilized fish to help nutritionally-vulnerable U.S. West Coast communities

EXPLORING THE ROLE OF FOOD

Nutrition Minor Sarah Forrest will explore food, nutrition, and health on an eight-month solo trip, courtesy of a UW Bonderman Fellowship

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Welcome

The University of Washington Nutritional Sciences Program prepares students to improve individual and population health through the study of foods, nutrients, dietary behaviors, health outcomes, and food and policy environments. The Program offers an undergraduate major (BA) and minor; graduate degrees including the MS, MPH, and PhD; and graduate-level training leading to the Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) professional credential.

Food Systems, Nutrition & Health Major

Prepares graduates to address the impact of food systems on food and nutrition security and population health

Nutrition Minor

Provides undergraduate students with a foundation of knowledge in nutrition, food studies, food systems, and population health

Master of Public Health

Interdisciplinary training in public health and nutritional sciences to prepare graduates for public health and community nutrition careers

Master of Science

Provides students with advanced understanding of human nutrition at the individual level

Doctor of Philosophy

Advanced training in human nutrition and research intended for students pursuing research or academic careers

RD Training Program

Integrates the coursework and supervised practice necessary to become a Registered Dietitian (RD) with the MPH, MS, or PhD degree

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Announcements

Jennifer Otten joins national committee that will examine food waste in the U.S.

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Jeani Hunt-Gibbon named Outstanding Student in Women’s Health

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Are minimum wage policies likely to affect the food purchases of low-wage workers?

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