Mission Statement

The Vision of the department is to enhance the well-being of people by promoting informed food choices and optimal nutrition. "The Mission of the Department of Human Nutrition is to discover, disseminate, and apply knowledge to promote improved food choices, nutritional status, and well-being of people. "The overall goal of the Department is to focus on 1)Nutrition and physical fitness, 2) Bionutritional and functional foods, with an emphasis on basic and applied approaches to molecular biology, consumer behavior, and sensory analysis, and 3) Public health nutrition and nutrition education.