PhD in Nutrition & Integrative Physiology
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
The PhD program in Nutrition and Integrative Physiology trains students interested in conducting translational research on the metabolic basis of disease.
Our unique program, generally completed in four to five years, focuses on the primary literature and teaches students the latest technologies needed to be elite scientists and research scholars.
Students generally align their courses along with one of the following tracks:
Students have the option to refine coursework requirements in consult with their thesis mentor and advisory committee.
The bulk of the time in this program revolves around the doctoral dissertation, generally culminating in the publication of two to four papers describing original research findings in the medical literature.