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Mission, Vision and Values


We are dedicated to improving quality of life regionally, nationally and globally by fostering life long learners, conducting innovative science and delivering effective outreach in the areas of health and nutrition.


We aim to provide premier leadership in health and nutritional sciences dedicated to excellence in learning, discovery and outreach.


As a department we value:

  • Collegiality
  • Relevance
  • Healthy Behaviors    
  • Student Success    
  • Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Service
  • Academic Excellence