Office of Research

Center for Public Health Nutrition


The goals of the Center for Public Health Nutrition include:

Advance public health approaches to improve nutrition and physical activity through environmental and policy change.
Build partnerships and collaborations with practitioners, government agencies and communities.

Provide technical assistance in the translation of research into policy and practice.

Shape obesity and chronic disease prevention and reduction efforts.

Core Services Offered

Program evaluation services, Consultation on social disparities and access to healthy foods, Collaboration for nutrition and physical activity

Funding Information:

Washington State Attorney General 2002-2008.
National Institutes of Health 2002-2016.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2002-2016.
United States Department of Agriculture 2004-2016.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 2006-2016.

Reporting Structure:

Howard Frumkin, Dean, School of Public Health

Related UW Entities:

School of Public Health, Department of Health Services

Center Details

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Director: Drewnowski, Adam
Location: 306 Raitt Hall
Year Started: 2002
Administrator / Program Manager: Johnson, Donna
Administering College/School: School of Public Health 
P.I. Home Department: Department of Epidemiology 
Faculty Involvement: 5