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MS in Nutrition Education in the News

Visit these sites to learn more about the latest in the world of nutrition education, including faculty research and news coverage.

Dr. Elizabeth Cotter teaches in the online MS in Nutrition Education and was recently promoted to Assistant Professor.

Dr. Anastasia Snelling and her research team discuss the impact of the Health Schools Act, five years later. View the video.

American University and Kaiser Permanente partnered to assess the impact of the Health Schools Act (HCA) on DC children. Led by Dr. Anastasia Snelling at AU, she highlights the effectiveness of the act and shares key statistics.

Top research in American University's Department of Health Studies focuses on nutrition trends that can help people, organizations, and communities change lifestyle behaviors to move toward a state of improved health.

Instructor Elizabeth Eilender discusses what's different about teaching online courses.

American University’s Online MS in Nutrition Education Department Chair, Program Director, and Dean, Dr. Anastasia Snelling, was recently featured in BBC News discussing the effectiveness of healthy eating campaigns on current US obesity rates.

American University’s Online MS in Nutrition Education Program Director Anastasia Snelling was recently featured in CBS News discussing her study published in the journal Health Education about the link between childhood obesity and students’ academic achievement. Dr. Snelling’s study found that those with more physical activity and healthier eating habits reported getting higher grades in school.

Dr. Anastasia Snelling is featured in Washington's Top News on school lunch.

Dr. Anastasia Snelling is featured in Washington Journal and C-Span discussing the latest nutrition label changes.