Infant Nutrition and Development of Type 1 Diabetes – Is It Possible to Prevent Diabetes by Avoiding Cow’s Milk?

Posted On January 5, 2018
Categories News, Nutrition

The long-awaited result of the TRIGR Study published this week shows that baby formula in which the cow’s milk proteins have been split does not prevent type 1 diabetes in children with genetic risk for type 1 diabetes.

Previous studies have reported that early exposure to complex foreign proteins, such as cow’s milk proteins, may… more »

Department Earns “Noteworthy Practice” Distinction

Posted On March 9, 2016
Categories News, Nutrition

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 »

Apply Now for Fall Scholarships

Posted On July 3, 2015
Categories News, Nutrition

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 »

Nutrition Program Receives Full Accreditation

Posted On February 3, 2015
Categories News, Nutrition

Congratulations to the Department of Nutrition for recently earning full accreditation for the Coordinated Program through June 30, 2019. The program is accredited by ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics), demonstrating the quality of students produced in this pre-licensure graduate program.

Graduates of the Coordinated Program are eligible to sit for the… more »