- Registered Dietitian Helps Prepare Mason Dietetics Students to Lead Population Health Through NutritionAugust 31, 2022
Mason’s new Master of Nutrition dietetics concentration, commencing in fall 2022, will prepare Registered Dietitians to protect the public, remain competitive, and increase recognition of the field.
- August 8, 2022
Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Food Studies Raedeh Basiri was featured as the RDN (Registered Dietitian Nutritionist) Spotlight and discussed the importance of nutrition to public health.
- June 28, 2022
A new study by Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Food Studies Raedeh Basiri shows that nutritional interventions play a pivotal role in treatment and healing.
- College of Health and Human Services and ServiceSource Establish a Center on Aging with a Focus on Healthy Aging and Workforce DevelopmentMay 19, 2022
Healthy aging is more important than ever in the U.S. as everyone in the Baby Boomer generation nears retirement age.
- George Mason University’s Master of Nutrition Concentration in Dietetics Accredited by Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and DieteticsMay 16, 2022
New concentration will matriculate students in fall 2022 and provide skills to become a Registered Dietitian
- May 16, 2022
Laurel Jennings’ devotion to public health led her to Mason to better understand how the food system can impact social justice and health equity. She found the coursework and research opportunities at Mason to support and propel her goal of educating others on the power of micronutrients and how vitamins and minerals can aid disease prevention. As she graduates with a Master of Science in Nutrition degree in May 2022, she shares how she discovered a research interest and how it will improve her future work as a dietitian.
- May 4, 2022
Mason professor Constance Gewa says that one of the biggest international problems we face is mothers and children worldwide chronically suffering from food insecurity and a lack of nutrition.
- March 8, 2022
In collaboration with the College’s Office of Student Affairs, the Department of Nutrition teaches students to make a homemade healthy and delicious meal.
- September 23, 2021
Mason nutrition practicum students gain valuable experience through a partnership with Real Food For Kids, a nonprofit organization with a mission to instill healthy food policies in the DMV area school districts, and help the organization advance its core nutrition programs.
- June 21, 2021
This year, billions of Brood X cicadas emerged in the United States and generated quite a buzz, according to environmental experts. They also prompted questions about whether they are safe to eat, and who would want to eat them.