• Prerequisite: NUTR5002 This course will cover the overall management of obesity in an individual, including its etiology and contributing mechanisms, pathophysiology, evaluation, assessment, medical nutrition therapy, as well as considerations in its treatment and prevention throughout the lifecycle. The latter aspects will include individual as well as public health/community approaches.
  • This course is designed to provide a sound scientific, evidence-based basis on how to read and review the health/wellness literature with special emphasis on nutrition-related literature/studies. Overview, strengths as well as weaknesses of major types of research designs including statistical data basics will be included.Prerequisites: NUTR 5000/5001, NUTR 5002, NUTR 5003, NUTR 5004, NUTR 5103, NUTR 5102, NUTR 5103, NUTR 5201, NUTR 5202, NUTR 5203
  • This course will cover the basic theories of behavior change in individuals as well as populations. Information on how these theories can be applied and used to change health-related behavior will also be included. The technique, practice and use of motivational interviewing skills will be included as well.