Academic and research programs in the Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition focus on the nutritional, behavioral, physiological and psychosocial aspects of health, wellness, illness and aging within a socio-ecological framework. With our undergraduate and graduate academic programs there is an abundance of opportunity and challenge for newly educated professionals in the fields of health behavior science, health promotion, and nutrition and dietetics.
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The Behavioral Health and Nutrition programs train students in the science and practice of health behavior science, health promotion, nutrition, and dietetics.
Health Behavior Science and Promotion (PhD)
Health Promotion (MS)
Clinical Health Coaching Certificate
Nutrition Sciences (PhD)
Human Nutrition (MS)
MS Nutrition / Dietetic Internship
Health & Wellness
Health, Physical Activity & Disability
Medical Social Services
UD Medical Diagnostics student finds passion for nutrition: youtube.com/watch?v=jYHVWqex7aU
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Our team members collaborate with you and each other to develop interdisciplinary plans to help you achieve and maintain wellness – offering services such as nutrition counseling and health coaching.
Behavioral Health and Nutrition faculty members are productive researchers, dedicated to addressing some of our leading health problems. Research faculty are funded through the National Institutes of Health, the United States Department of Agriculture, the American Heart Association, the Delaware Division of Public Health, and other private foundations. This work creates many opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.
Research DayMarch 23, 2023 | Written by Amy CherryThe College of Health Sciences holds its annual Research Day. This year's theme was Achieving Optimal Health Across the Lifespan.
Fuel for the FutureMarch 21, 2023 | Written by Amy CherryUD nutrition program brings together students from the Behavioral Health and Nutrition Department in the College of Health Sciences and student-athletes together. This spotlight is for National Nutrition Month.
Learning to love musicMarch 09, 2023 | Written by Amy CherryCross-college innovation helps children with autism while providing high-impact learning experience.