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Marian Neuhouser

Nutritional Sciences faculty member listed among world’s most highly cited researchers for 2018

January 10, 2019

Dr. Marian Neuhouser, a core faculty member in the UW Nutritional Sciences Program has been recognized among the world’s most highly cited researchers for 2018.  Clarivate Analytics published their Highly Cited Researchers list which lists Neuhouser in the Social Sciences, general category. Researchers were selected for their exceptional research performance, determined by production of multiple...

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WIN 2019 Seminar: Aquatic Food Systems, Nutrition, and Health

December 11, 2018

The theme for our WIN 2019 seminar is Aquatic Food Systems, Nutrition, and Health. Food production can occur on land or under water. Aquatic food systems comprise fresh and saltwater resources, include wild and farmed aquatic organisms, and encompass outdoor and indoor systems, such as hydroponics and aquaponics. There is growing demand for knowledge about...

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Cultivating Sustainable Food Systems to Improve Nutrition, Health, and Equity

August 8, 2018

The theme for our AUT 2018 seminar is Cultivating Sustainable Food Systems to Improve Nutrition, Health, and Equity. Food systems contribute to and are affected by the major unsustainability crises of our time, both in the U.S. and globally. These challenges include malnutrition and food-related diseases; labor and immigration; international trade; poverty and inequality; and...

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New Major in Food Systems, Nutrition, and Health

August 3, 2018

The Nutritional Sciences Program will offer a new major this year to undergraduate students interested in the connections between food systems, nutrition, and health. A food system is an interconnected web of activities that includes food supply chains, the food environment, and consumer behaviors, all operating within a larger socioeconomic and geopolitical context. Many of...

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Rice Less Nutritious as CO2 Levels Rise – New Study Published

May 23, 2018

A study published today in Science Advances shows for the first time that rice grown at concentrations of atmospheric CO2 expected by the end of this century has lower levels of four key B vitamins. The findings from an international research team analyzed rice samples from field experiments started by a University of Tokyo professor....

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2018 Graduation: Celebrate Your Success!

May 11, 2018

The Nutritional Sciences Program/GCPD’s celebration is set for August 17 at wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House. Save the dates, and get your celebration smiles ready! At the Nutritional Sciences Program, many of our students graduate after completing practice experience in the Summer, so we enjoy an extended celebration period, beginning with UW’s Commencement June 9, all the...

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2018-2019 Predoctoral Instructor Positions

May 8, 2018

The Nutritional Sciences Program within the School of Public Health (SPH) invites applications for four Predoctoral Instructor Positions during the Winter 2019 and Spring 2019 quarters. The application deadline is Thursday, May 31. See full details >

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Sharon Feucht – 2018 Washington State Outstanding Dietitian of the Year

April 30, 2018

At their annual conference, the Washington State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (WSAND) honored Sharon Feucht, MA, RDN, CD with the Outstanding Dietitian of the Year Award for 2018. This award is the most prestigious recognition given by WSAND and highlights notable leadership, ability, and service. Ms. Feucht has been with the Nutrition section of...

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Congratulations Cecilia Pérez, a 2018 Husky 100!

April 12, 2018

Special congrats to Nutritional Sciences minor Cecilia Pérez, a 2018 Husky 100! The Husky 100 recognizes UW students who are making the most of their Husky Experience by actively connecting what happens in these spheres and applying what they learn to make a difference on campus, in their communities and for the future. “As a...

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SPH News Features Culinary Nutrition Science Course

April 6, 2018

A recent SPH News story features Nutritional Sciences Program core faculty member Anne-Marie Gloster and her course Culinary Nutrition Science (NUTR 241) in a multimedia format. Read about this joint effort between the Nutritional Sciences Program and UW Housing & Food Services and watch the video where nutrition minors and other students share their immersive...

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