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Added on: March 17, 2017
Last updated: March 17, 2017

Designated Emphasis in International and Community Nutrition

Program Overview / Impact

he Designated Emphasis in International and Community Nutrition is a cross-disciplinary program that allows Ph.D. students to receive specialized training in the area.  Students completing this program receive a formal notation on their degrees.

Our mission is to train the next generation of scientists and critical thinkers to be able to evaluate and tackle nutritional problems affecting lower income communities or disadvantaged groups globally.  Our faculty and students conduct research in the United States and abroad.

The Designated Emphasis in International and Community Nutrition has five participating graduate groups:

As we expand the scope of the program, we are interested in including students from other graduate programs or departments.  Please contact the Director of the Designated Emphasis for more information.

How to Get Involved

Prospective PhD students must first be admitted to UC Davis through a participating graduate group or department. The Designated Emphasis in International and Community Nutrition is affiliated with below five degree programs.  Please refer to the guidelines specific to each graduate group for more details on their application process and deadlines.

Once enrolled, we recommend that students meet with the Director of the Designated Emphasis during their first year of study to plan their course schedules and submit their application to the Designated Emphasis.

More Information

For more information, see: http://picn.ucdavis.edu/about/index.html

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