Food

Department of Nutritional Sciences: an overview

“Our goal is to improve the nutritional well-being and health of individuals and families, through teaching, research and outreach programs,” says Sung Koo, professor and head of the Department of Nutritional Sciences. “According to Academic Analytics, our department is nationally ranked in the 95th percentile among 83 similar programs. The healthcare industry is booming, and […]

CAHNR in the news

Public Radio International described research into the effects of sponsorship agreements between food and beverage manufacturers and televised sports on children’s nutritional health. Department of Allied Health Sciences Associate Professor Jennifer Harris was a co-author of the study, which was published in Pediatrics. See also MSN, CNN and Telemundo. The Scientist included comments by Associate Professor […]

CAHNR in the news

Science Direct published a paper about the economic implications of a federal labeling law for genetically modified foods. The corresponding author of the article is Assistant Professor John Bovay from agricultural and resource economics. ABC News quoted Professor Sherry Pagoto about seeing improvements in depression among people who make healthy lifestyle changes. Pagoto is on […]

CAHNR in the news

Science Direct posted an article by Shaheer Burney, a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. It looks at the impact of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) on food choices of low-income households and is based on Burney’s research. Natural News quoted Gregory Panza, a doctoral student, about research findings that […]