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Anne-Marie Gloster

SPH Close-Up: Anne-Marie Gloster

March 1, 2018 | UW School of Public Health

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Close Up: Dr. Jessica Jones-Smith

February 28, 2018

Featured in this month’s Close Up, Dr. Jessica Jones-Smith is a Nutritional Sciences Program core faculty member and the lead organizer for the Collaborative on Obesity Research & Action (CORA). Read the article (SPH News) > Read about the journey that brought her here as a strategic hire, her passion for social and economic determinants...

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New UW Course Fueled by Food Truck Craze

February 8, 2018 | UW School of Public Health

University of Washington students can learn about the mobile food industry as it relates to the larger food system in a new course from the UW School of Public Health called “Food Truck Rodeo.” Nutritional Sciences Program Lecturer Anne-Marie Gloster is quoted on the new course she designed (NUTR 390A).

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Food Truck Rodeo: New UW Course Featured in News

February 8, 2018

New UW Course Fueled by Food Truck Craze Over the last few years, more than 4,700 mobile food vendors have rolled into cities and suburbs across the country. They’re serving up everything from fresh fish tacos and pulled pork sandwiches to Korean BBQ, gluten free quinoa bowls and the always-popular fish and chips. Now, University...

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ASPPH Highlights Collaborative on Obesity Research and Action (CORA)

January 21, 2018

In observance of Healthy Weight Week (January 20 – 26), the Association of Schools & Programs in Public Health highlighted what their members are currently doing in regards to the overwhelming levels of obesity around us. This includes our affiliated project, the Collaborative on Obesity Research and Action (CORA) at UW. The recent soda tax study featured here is...

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How to Eat Healthy: 25 Easy Ways to Eat Healthier Every Day

January 1, 2018 | SELF

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be convoluted. What’s important is that you stick to the basics, which is easy to do with these 25 commonsense tips. Nutritional Sciences Program Director Adam Drewnowski is quoted.

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Jesse Jones-Smith Co-Leads Study of Soda-Tax Impact on Seattle Health, Economics

December 27, 2017 | Nutritional Sciences News & UW Medicine Newsroom

How will we know if Seattle’s new soda tax, which takes effect Jan. 1, actually reduces the consumption of sugary drinks? A multi-disciplinary team, led by obesity epidemiologist Dr. Jesse Jones-Smith of the UW School of Public Health and Dr. Nadine Chan of Public Health – Seattle & King County, will assess how the new tax changes buying and drinking habits over the next four years.

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Jesse Jones-Smith Co-Leads Study of Soda-Tax Impact on Seattle Health, Economics

December 27, 2017

Researchers from public health, social work and public policy will examine whether buying and drinking habits change. How will we know if Seattle’s new soda tax, which takes effect Jan. 1, actually reduces the consumption of sugary drinks? University of Washington researchers have been tasked with finding out, under a four-year study funded by the City...

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IPE December Featured Faculty Member: Michelle Averill

December 14, 2017 | Center for Health Sciences Interprofessional Education Research and Practice

The Nutritional Sciences Program’s core faculty member Michelle Averill is the Center for Health Sciences Interprofessional Education, Research and Practice (CHSIE)’s featured faculty member of the month. Dr. Averill is a lecturer, researcher, and clinical coordinator for the Graduate Coordinated Program in Dietetics. She is also President Elect for the Northwest Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, and...

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UW Project Seeks Sustainable Blueprint for Hydropower Dams

December 13, 2017 | UW News

An interdisciplinary team including Nutritional Sciences Program Director Adam Drewnowski and other UW experts in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, and Environmental and Forest Sciences is working with Arizona State University on a research project funded by the National Science Foundation to address the critical issues of feeding people, generating energy, and maintaining functioning ecosystems.

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