The nutrition sciences educational programs include the nationally recognized Dietetic Internship Program, a Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition, and a graduate studies program leading to a Ph.D in Nutrition. Other educational activities include
- a required nutrition courses for first year medical students and third year dental students;
- clinical rotations for 4th year medical students and residents; and
- a two-year fellowship in clinical nutrition for MDs who have completed residency training or its equivalent in internal medicine or family medicine.
Nutrition sciences faculty members participate in a large number of multi-departmental research training grants. Department training opportunities include
- the post-doctoral training grant in obesity research funded by the National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases; and
- a Cancer Prevention and Control Training Program funded by the National Cancer Institute which is open to pre-doctoral and post-doctoral trainees.