Nutrition Research

Nutrition Strategic Plan

Our innovative faculty lead investigations spanning an extensive spectrum across the nutrition field that includes molecular cell models, -omic applications in clinical studies, infant and child feeding, behavioral interventions, sleep health, maternal and infant health in both local and international settings, and dissemination and implementation sciences.

Health Disparities

  • African American Children
  • American Indian Children
  • Low Resources Settings
  • Rural Communities

Infant and Child Feeding

International/Global Health



  • Developmental Programming
  • Family Context/Parenting
  • Intervention


  • Epigenetics
  • Metabolomics
  • Microbiome