Nutritional Sciences Program

Master of Public Health


August 18, 2022

Insights from Washington’s COVID-19 response: A mixed-methods evaluation of WIC remote services and expanded food options using the RE-AIM framework


Eating Competence and Gender Identity are significantly associated with Weight-and-Body Shame-and-Guilt, Eating Concerns, and Weight Satisfaction in Undergraduate Students

This study, which surveyed a large sample of undergraduates at the University of Washington, determined that Eating Competence and Gender Identity are significantly associated with: Weight-and-Body Shame-and-Guilt, Weight Satisfaction, and Eating Concerns. These associations demonstrate the emotional components of food, eating behaviors, and body-related perceptions, and may be helpful in future interventions aimed at improving these characteristics…


Family Feeding Dynamics: Using Ellyn Satter’s Models to Address Adolescent Weight-Based Concerns


Development of a Weight-Inclusive Nutrition Education Toolkit


July 27, 2022

Chelsea Whealdon

Chelsea Whealdon

What influenced you to pursue a graduate degree in nutritional sciences? I was motivated by an interest in the connection between chronic disease and nutrition. After several years in the non-profit workforce, I felt drawn to return to school to deepen my learning around public health, and to do this through the lens of nutrition,…


July 7, 2022

Latin American Nutrition Guide for Providers


June 30, 2022

Race, Disability, Gender, Age, and Income Among Participants of United Way King County’s Door Dash Program as Compared to King County Residents Living Below the Federal Poverty Level

This project was completed as part of NUTR 596: Nutrition Practice Capstone.


June 14, 2022

Jonathan Lara-Arévalo

Jonathan Lara

What interested you in studying nutritional sciences? I come from a country which is currently facing the triple burden of malnutrition — the coexistence of undernutrition, obesity, and micronutrient deficiencies. This nutrition crisis affects the most underserved populations and is common in low- and middle-income countries. Evidence-based interventions and effective public policies are needed to…


April 21, 2022

Increasing Gardening in Early Care and Education in Washington State


Promoting Equity Within WA SNAP-Ed Curricula



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