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A fresh perspective

Improving knowledge, attitudes and behaviors
We strive to implement programming, policy and environmental interventions where people live, work and learn to support a positive food and nutrition perspective and establish healthy habits.

Connecting clinic to community

Community health workers help patients implement lifestyle changes by addressing issues adversely impacting their health.

Curbing Oklahoma obesity

With support from a nearly $4 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, we are working to tackle the obesity crisis and inject healthy living habits.
Nutritional Sciences masters student Tina Sergi

Student research

Nutritional sciences master’s student Tina Sergi placed second in the 2019 Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition with her presentation titled “Policy, Systems and Environment: Creating Sustainable Changes for Police Officers.”

Associated research faculty

Meet our community and public health nutrition research faculty:

Programs and Initiatives

Farm to you

Community Nutrition Education Programs

Providing nutrition education to Oklahoma communities through research-based lessons and hands-on learning experiences.

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Kids in the kitchen

Cooking for Kids

Collaborating with the Oklahoma State Department of Education to provide this hands-on culinary training program for child nutrition professionals.

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Firefighters working together

Tactical Fitness and Nutrition

Serving first responders and military personnel by providing health, fitness and performance support.

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