In a bright community center classroom, a young woman leads several older women in preparing a healthy Thai peanut salad. While the women may have cooked family meals for years, they now explore new ways to make tasty, healthier dishes just for one or two. All members of the Toco Hills Naturally Occurring Retirement Community… more »
Jessica Todd, nutrition, received a CEI mini-grant to develop and assess online teaching in preparation for offering the Masters of Science in Health Sciences online in 2017.
“Many faculty members feel online instruction cannot be as effective as in-person teaching, and I believe that it can,” she says.
Todd taught her first online class in… more »
Nutrition undergraduate student Gregory LaFortune was diagnosed with diabetes at age 11. This diagnosis propelled him to study how nutrition affects the body, majoring in nutrition at Georgia State to help others learn about healthy eating habits.
LaFortune is Haitian and passionate about educating the Haitian community in regards to following a balanced diet. He… more »
Diana Parker, nutrition student, feeds her fellow students through the student-run Panther Pantry. And recently, her efforts as well as those of her nutrition classmates, were recognized with the a 2016 Carl V. Patton President’s Award for Community Service and Social Justice: Outstanding Student Organization.
Students in the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions are positively impacting communities near and far. Georgia State honors this impact by awarding the Department of Nutrition’s student-run Panther’s Pantry the 2016 Carl V. Patton President’s Award for Community Service and Social Justice: Outstanding Student Organization.
Students with food insecurity are welcomed… more »
The Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions held its first Graduate Research Conference April 11. More than 25 students in all four of the current graduate-level academic areas of nursing, nutrition, physical therapy and respiratory therapy presented 16 posters.
Winners of the first Lewis School Graduate Research Conference were Sheela Shah and… more »
Congratulations to the Department of Nutrition Coordinated Program and Jessica Todd, program director. The program received one of the three noteworthy dietetics practices honors among the ACEND-accredited programs. (ACEND is the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics.)
The department received the distinction for the “Program Improvement” category. Todd credits the use of… more »
The Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) will close on May 31, 2017, therefore the Department of Nutrition no longer accepts students into the DPD program. Students who do not complete their DPD course requirements by May 31, 2017 will not be considered graduates of an ACEND accredited DPD. The undergraduate degree offered by the Department… more »
Fall scholarship applications are open February 1– February 29, 2016. Scholarships awarded in the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions are made possible by the generous contributions of alumni, corporations, foundations and friends.
More information on each scholarship and criteria can be found by visiting the Student Resources page… more »
Join us for a series of four seminars highlighting a variety of health care topics, co-sponsored by the Department of Nutrition and the School of Nursing. All seminars are free and open to the public.
The Role of the CDC in Promoting Health Food Environments Tuesday, October 13, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., Student Center East,… more »