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Autumn Course

Nutr 390 explores film genre of food documentaries

August 12, 2020

If you’ve ever watched a food documentary, how can you know what is factual and based in science, or is presenting a subjective bias by the filmmaker?  The Nutritional Sciences Program will offer a NUTR 390 Food Seminar course this autumn quarter, which will help you as a viewer learn how to examine nutrition information...

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Emily Kwong and Anna Mowell

Students honored with SPH Excellence Awards

June 12, 2020

Congratulations to our two Nutritional Science Program recipients, Emily Kwong and Anna Mowell who were honored with 2020 School of Public Health Excellence Awards, and annual recognition that spotlights exemplary faculty, staff and students. Winners were announced June 11 by the School in a congratulatory video. This year’s Nutritional Sciences student recipients have each demonstrated...

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Anne-Marie Gloster

Anne-Marie Gloster recognized for communicating public health

June 12, 2020

Anne-Marie Gloster, a lecturer and core faculty member in the Nutritional Sciences Program has been awarded the 2020 Communicating Public Health to the Public Award by the University of Washington School of Public Health.  Gloster shares this honor with four other faculty members in the School of Public Health this year. The annual award recognizes...

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School of Public Health Graduation

Celebrate UW Nutritional Sciences graduates at the SPH Graduation Celebration June 14

June 9, 2020

We invite all Nutritional Sciences Program students and their family and friends to join us this Sunday, June 14 at the University of Washington School of Public Health Virtual Ceremony to celebrate our graduates in the Class of 2020.  Event at a Glance Date: Sunday, June 14, 2020 Times: Facebook watch party: 10:30 a.m. PDT...

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Nutrition 2020 Live Online

Faculty and students present at Nutrition Live Online 2020

June 1, 2020

Four members from the Nutritional Sciences Program will present this week at a free online event this week called Nutrition Live Online 2020, an event sponsored by the American Society for Nutrition (ASN). Adam Drewnowski, director for Nutritional Sciences and the Center for Public Health Nutrition will participate in a panel on sustainable food systems,...

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Student projects help local food resilience

May 28, 2020

This spring quarter, University of Washington undergraduates majoring in Food Systems, Nutrition and Health are putting systems-thinking into action by teaming up with a dozen Seattle-King County organizations on various community projects for their capstone focused on the theme of food system resilience.   The forty-five students completing projects includes the first group of students to...

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Divya Pawha and Kelsey Kinderknecth

Students recognized for leadership and service

May 26, 2020

Congratulations to Nutritional Sciences Program graduate students Divya Pahwa and Kelsey Kinderknecht for being recognized this year for awards given to students exhibiting excellence in leadership and service.  Divya Pahwa Recipient of the 2020 Carrie Cheney Student Leadership Award  Divya Pawha, an MPH student and dietetic intern in the Graduate Coordinated Program in Dietetics is...

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Adam Drewnowski and Jennifer Otten

New study to evaluate COVID-19 impacts on Washington State food security

May 4, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, how and to what extent households are able to access food continues to change in the U.S. and across the globe. What are the impacts to our food supply and food security in Washington state? A new UW study funded by the University of Washington Population Health Initiative and the...

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Sarah Collier

Dr. Sarah Collier joins Nutritional Sciences core faculty

April 30, 2020

The Nutritional Sciences Program is pleased to welcome Dr. Sarah Collier as a new member of our core faculty and growing team of food systems researchers.  Collier, who began her appointment winter quarter, is an assistant professor in environmental and occupational health sciences in the School of Public Health, and brings expertise in the sustainability...

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Yona Sipos

Yona Sipos wins Husky Green Award

April 28, 2020

Yona Sipos, a core faculty member in the Nutritional Sciences Program and lecturer in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences has been awarded a 2020 Husky Green Award by the UW Office of Sustainability. This recognition comes from nominations submitted from the UW community of students, faculty and staff who wish to recognize...

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