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Pre-med students learn what’s in your heart.

Pre-med students learn what’s in your heart.

Health and Nutrition Sciences

Get a holistic perspective on health and nutrition.

You believe that nothing is more important than good health, and you're committed to helping people maintain theirs in all contexts: locally, globally, geographically, culturally, socially and emotionally. In the Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, you can choose from a plethora of courses in every conceivable aspect of health and nutrition, from birth to old age. We provide a high-quality, multidisciplinary, critical perspective on food, nutrition and community health. You will learn about health systems, health and nutrition policy and program development, the social and natural components of health and disease, and health promotion. Your education will prepare you for rewarding careers in hospitals, community centers, public policy, private practice and many other arenas.

Contact Information

Department Chairperson: David Balk
Undergraduate Deputy Chair and DPD Director: Susan Jakuboski
Undergraduate Deputy Chair Health Sciences: Michele G. Greene

Location: 4123 Ingersoll Hall
Phone: 718.951.5026
Fax: 718.951.4670