Jaehyun Kwon is majoring in Food Systems, Nutrition, and Health as an undergrad, with plans to work in a health profession.
Divya Pahwa is earning her MPH in Nutrition so she can work to make food systems more just, equitable, and sustainable.
Esther Nguyen's passion for nutrition, health and public service will take her to India this spring, where she'll work to improve the lives of women and girls at risk.
Researchers work with local school districts to prevent heart disease
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.
Prepares graduates to address the impact of food systems on food and nutrition security and population health
Provides undergraduate students with a foundation of knowledge in nutrition, food studies, food systems, and population health
Interdisciplinary training in public health and nutritional sciences to prepare graduates for public health and community nutrition careers
Provides students with advanced understanding of human nutrition at the individual level
Advanced training in human nutrition and research intended for students pursuing research or academic careers
Integrates the coursework and supervised practice necessary to become a Registered Dietitian (RD) with the MPH, MS, or PhD degree