MS in Nutrition Education in the News

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AU Showcases Online Nutrition Degree - Inaugural Nutrition Education Conference highlights rewarding careers

AU kicked off its inaugural Nutrition Education Conference on September 28 and 29. The event featured a campus tour, a cooking class, career panels, skill-building workshops, professional development opportunities, and a conversation with New York Times bestselling author Tom Rath.

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Sylvia Burwell Inaugurated as American University’s First Female President

Former secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services and Director of Office of Management and Budget, Sylvia Burwell, makes history with American University as the first female president.

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AU Alum, Patrilie Hernandez, Talks Early Childhood Food Service with Lunch Agenda Radio Show

Patrilie Hernandez of the Office of the State Superintendent of Education and AU Alum, shares her efforts to reshape early childhood food habits and tastes in the Food at School podcast series.

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Dr. Anastasia Snelling and Dr. Kathleen Holton Give Expert Nutrition Advice in WalletHub’s ‘2017 Best Cities for Vegans and Vegetarians’ Article

Professor and Chair of AU's Department of Health Sciences, Dr. Anastasia Snelling, and AU Assistant Professor of Health Sciences, Dr. Kathleen Holton, were recently featured in WalletHub’s 2017 Best Cities for Vegans and Vegetarians article. They provided expert advice for those transitioning to vegans and vegetarians, as well as advice on budgeting and government subsidization.

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Dr. Anastasia Snelling’s Study on Pairing Fruit and Vegetables in Elementary School Cafeterias Published in the School Nutrition Association’s Journal

Department of Health Studies Program Director Dr. Anastasia Snelling, was recently published in the School Nutrition Association’s Journal of Child Nutrition and Management on her study Pairing Fruit and Vegetables to Promote Consumption in Elementary School Cafeterias.

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Elizabeth Cotter Promoted to Assistant Professor

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

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[Video] Dr. Anastasia Snelling on the Healthy Schools Act

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

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The Healthy Schools Act, Five Years Later

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.

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2016 Health Trends from American University

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.

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How Online Learning is Changing Classroom Discussion

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

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