Nutrition & Integrative Physiology (NUIP)
Our department houses an active group of researchers, educators, and trainees dedicated to understanding how maintenance of metabolic health combats the development and progression of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.
We maintain active engagement with other programs within University of Utah Health and endeavor to translate new research findings into clinical procedures and community outreach programs that improve quality of life. We welcome you to peruse our website to get a sense of the breadth of our research interests, degree programs, and outreach initiatives.
- Understand the metabolic underpinnings of chronic disease
- Produce the next generation of exceptional registered dietitians and research scholars
- Address systemic issues of health inequity to reduce health disparities
- Apply rigorous evidence-based standards to improve interdisciplinary health care
Letter From the Chair
Built thematically around the topic of “translational metabolic health,” our researchers, clinicians, educators, and trainees are dedicated to understanding how nutrient homeostasis influences the development and progression of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer...
Scott A. Summers, PhD
2022 Annual Newsletter
Find out about recent department activities and what's happening with the NUIP Faculty, Staff and Students
IN THIS ISSUE:
Celebrating our 2022 graduates
New Distinguished Professor
A Holland hat trick
Predicting outcomes of bariatric surgery
Commitment to fostering belonging and justice
UUCCN combats food insecurity