Message from the Chair

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Discovering the science of nutrition and the art of nutrition practice and application begins an exciting lifelong journey of personal and professional development in a multi-disciplinary field. Whether you study nutrition from the cellular, metabolic, clinical, public health or community perspective, your future directions and opportunities are unlimited. Our 22 faculty reflect a diverse array of experts in the fields in nutrition, food insecurity, culinary medicine, HIV, immunology, cancer progression, proteomics, and systems biology who are all passionate about your professional growth. You will develop transformational relationships, engage in enlightening small-size classroom discussions, and participate in numerous diverse experiential opportunities, including cutting edge, robust research. Outside reviewers have described our curriculum as ‘cutting edge, leading not following the pack’, with an individually designed and tailored program of study to meet your professional aspirations.

Join us, invest in yourself and make a difference. Make a difference in your own health, the health and well-being of your local and global community, and in your scholarly contributions. We can’t wait to meet you.