Nutrition Science PhD

The Nutrition Science PhD provides a combination of didactic learning and research experience in the field of nutrition science. This program emphasizes foundational courses in biochemistry, physiology and nutrition as well as a variety of opportunities for conducting high-quality research in both laboratory and clinical settings.

Program faculty study a wide range of topics, using a combination of animal and human models to answer both applied and mechanistic questions. This program will prepare students to excel in research and to become leaders in academia, industry and government.

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