The Center for Human Nutrition (CHN) is an interdisciplinary team encompassing basic and clinical research, post-graduate training and career development of nutrition professionals, and community outreach. The research conducted at the CHN focuses on obesity prevention and treatment, nutrient metabolism, and micronutrient status in children. The community outreach activities initiated and conducted through the CHN aim to improve quality of life by promoting physical activity and nutritional awareness.
In addition to the basic research of the principal investigators, CHN also includes the following research groups:
James O. Hill, Ph.D., director
Holly Wyatt, M.D., clinical researcher