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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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Spring quarter undergraduate advising

March 30, 2020

Drop-in Advising Tuesdays and Wednesdays Meet with an undergraduate adviser to get answers to your quick questions about the Food Systems, Nutrition, and Health Major and the Nutrition Minor. Days & Times Tuesdays, 9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Wednesdays, 1 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Information Sessions Are you interested in food...

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Position opening for administrative assistant

March 30, 2020

The Nutritional Sciences Program in the UW School of Public Health has an outstanding full time opportunity for a Administrative Assistant 3. The person in this position is a central team member and important contributor in a dynamic program office.  The position provides customer service, reception, instructional support, fiscal support, committee support, and related assistance...

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RDN training with a public health lens

March 11, 2020

Colorful canvas art, posters, paintings of food, and a few selected children’s drawings line the hall as you enter the University of Washington RDN training program office. This bright and vibrant space is home to the Graduate Coordinated Program in Dietetics, also known as the GCPD by staff, faculty and students in the program. Anne...

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Celebrating healthy eating in March

February 26, 2020

National Nutrition Month March is National Nutrition Month® — a time to focus on making healthy food choices. The Nutritional Sciences Program will celebrate this annual observance throughout the month of March featuring experts in our RDN training program. In response to this year’s theme, “Eat Right, Bite by Bite,” we asked program faculty, student...

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