Mission and Vision

Department Mission

The Department of Nutrition is committed to high standards in the education and training of:

  • individuals pursuing careers in nutritional biochemistry and metabolism, molecular nutrition, dietetics, public health nutrition, systems biology, bioinformatics¬†and other biomedical sciences;
  • those preparing for careers in research, medicine, dentistry, nursing, physical therapy or as physician assistants;
  • current professionals desiring continuing education;
  • individuals for whom knowledge of nutrition will enhance their lives, professions and contributions to society.

Department Vision

Further, the Department of Nutrition demonstrates leadership and contributes to society by:

  • participating in professional groups and learned societies,
  • collaborating with the University and community to enhance well-being and quality of life.