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  • Nutrition Schools Arizona, Health Promotion Schools | Degrees Programs
    increased collaboration cutting edge education explore our programs undergraduate graduate First PhD program to fully integrate fields of Nutrition Exercise and Wellness Second largest dietetics program in the country 100 first time pass rate on National Examination for Registered Dietitians in 2013 recent posts ASU researchers study impact of yoga on PTSD Treating diabetes one meal at a time Study shows fitness for health is more than numbers on a

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  • About the School | School of Nutrition and Health Promotion | Arizona State University
    to promote health and well being and reduce risk of chronic disease in persons across the lifespan and throughout society Evolution The school was formed in June 2011 uniting health promotion disciplines with the common goal of improving health and well being through lifestyle modification The Nutrition program has its origins in Domestic Science first offered at ASU in 1909 The Exercise and Wellness and Kinesiology programs evolved from Physical Culture program begun in the early 1900s Health Sciences and Medical Laboratory Science programs are in their infancy having been approved by the Arizona Board of Regents in 2009 and 2010 respectively Programs have physically and administratively transitioned over the past three years the Exercise and Wellness and Nutrition programs have moved from the Polytechnic campus of ASU to the Downtown campus while the Kinesiology program is gradually moving from the Tempe campus to Downtown over the next three years Learn more about the history of our programs Exercise and Wellness Programs Kinesiology Nutrition Academic Programs The School of Nutrition and Health Promotion offers a range of baccalaureate degrees BS BAS masters degrees thesis and non thesis options and a unique Interdisciplinary PhD in Physical Activity Nutrition and Wellness The BS in Nutrition Dietetics concentration is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics The BAS Medical Laboratory Science concentration has received initial accreditation through the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences NAACLS Courses are offered in a range of instructional options including face to face hybrid and online Traditional lecture courses are complemented with laboratory classes most of which are taught in newly designed and constructed state of the art instructional labs on the Downtown campus Faculty The faculty of the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion are dedicated professionals who are committed to

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  • Nutrition, Health Promotion, Kinesiology Bachelors Degrees Arizona
    business and agency settings Depending on the degree studied graduates in are prepared for graduate programs in physical occupational therapy exercise science and health promotion and jobs as health promotion specialists wellness directors physical activity and fitness leaders corporate fitness spa directors and exercise physiologists If you have a passion for health exercise and wellness a degree from the an Exercise Science and Health Promotion program degree will provide you with the tools you need to find a successful career promoting healthy lifestyles View Programs Health Sciences Programs According to the U S Department of Labor the health sciences field represents the largest single industry in the U S accounting for more than 14 million jobs across 200 different professional positions In addition seven of the 20 fastest growing occupations are health related generating 3 million new wage and salary jobs between 2006 and 2016 ASU offers three concentrations in health sciences including health policy healthy lifestyles coaching and pre professional for those interested in medical fields such as dentistry medicine osteopathic physical therapy and pharmacy There is also a pathway for students with an Associate of Applied Science AAS degree View Programs Nutrition Programs Our Nutrition programs prepare students to understand how food choices can prevent health problems and increase quality of life throughout the lifespan The Nutrition programs offer four concentration areas for the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition degree Dietetics Food and Nutrition Management Human Nutrition and Nutrition Communication View Programs Medical Laboratory Science Program Medical Laboratory Scientists also known as clinical laboratory scientists are highly skilled professionals who perform analytical tests on blood tissue and body fluids to provide laboratory information for the detection diagnosis and treatment of human diseases They work independently and have skills and knowledge that are greater in depth and breadth compared

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  • Research | School of Nutrition and Health Promotion | Arizona State University
    greater personal responsibility for their own and their families health and well being Researchers are funded from federal sources such as NIH and USDA industry sources including food companies and manufacturers of physical activity related equipment state local government programs and private foundations These grants support numerous graduate and undergraduate students providing them with ongoing opportunities to expand their expertise and knowledge as they prepare for their own careers in health promotion and other areas of science Research Focused on Tackling Chronic Diseases Nutrition faculty are actively engaged in researching the metabolic effects of functional foods such as legumes cherries vinegar and mushrooms and their ability to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes hypertension cardiovascular and other chronic diseases The roles of food sustainability and local food distribution networks are also being studied as a means of enhancing the health of a community and reducing the risk of obesity Use of smart phones to monitor and enhance dietary intake is a novel approach to health assessment and promotion that is being researched within the Nutrition program Special emphasis is also given to vulnerable populations such as Latino and African American communities as well as clients of local food banks each of which have high rates of obesity and chronic disease Using avian models other researchers explore metabolic regulation of blood glucose and biomarkers of oxidative stress with the goal of applying their findings to human conditions Faculty Students Work to Improve Health for Vulnerable Populations Exercise and Wellness faculty focus on the development implementation and evaluation of community based programs to increase levels of physical activity and improve health and well being Older adults and women across the life span are vulnerable populations targeted by many projects The assessment of physical activity is a strong area of research providing

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  • Community | School of Nutrition and Health Promotion | Arizona State University
    Health Promotion SNHP offers a wide variety of academic programs focused on wellness and achieving health as well as supporting student involvement in a number of health related organizations and activities Current students can Get involved in a number of health organizations and clubs Become a member of Barrett The Honors College Enjoy small class sizes with a personal touch in urban Phoenix Explore brand new research labs where undergraduate students graduate students and faculty work together to study and promote healthy lifestyles in an effort to reduce the impact of chronic lifestyle related diseases Take part in our exercise labs where undergraduate students have the opportunity to learn how to teach proper form for a variety of exercises so they will be prepared to have a positive impact on the health of future clients patients Discover our state of the art energy efficient and environmentally sound Nutritional Instructional Kitchens which are attached to a cafe where the public can support the Kitchen Café the non profit venue staff by nutrition students in the Management of Food Systems course Organizations Alumni Our school now counts more than 4 700 alumni from multiple healthcare related disciplines Exercise Wellness Health Sciences Kinesiology

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  • Alumni | School of Nutrition and Health Promotion | Arizona State University
    alumni from multiple healthcare related disciplines Exercise Wellness Health Sciences Kinesiology Nutrition Medical Laboratory Sciences This new collaborative model among alumni the school and AUAA provides an opportunity that greatly improves the potential to increase outreach to you our graduates Opportunities for alumni to attend seminars and receive CE Networking among alumni and with school faculty and professional organizations Greater collaboration and synchronization between academic areas at ASU and their alumni Emily Gesuale is the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion s alumni liaison working with our Innovation Leaders and ASUAA Contact her at Emily Gesuale asu edu or phone 602 496 0838 By making a gift to the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion you help educate the next generation of nutrition and health professionals Your gifts lay the groundwork for our students and faculty to take advantage of academic professional and personal growth opportunities that are unique to our school Through annual support as well as scholarships and fellowships professorships and more we can ensure together that our students are provided excellence in education and research health lifestyles training and health promotion Areas to Support Annual Fund An unrestricted gift to the school s annual fund is used where the need is greatest No matter the size of your gift it makes a difference In the recent past your gifts helped us Provide students the opportunity to attend and present at the American Colleges of Sports Medicine Support new student events and activities and efforts to improve student retention Scholarships and Fellowships Scholarships and fellowships enable undergraduate and graduate students to maintain focus on their educational goals rather than financial concerns Your gift makes a difference in the lives of students and it establishes the importance of philanthropy in the minds of students as they begin their careers

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  • Organizations | School of Nutrition and Health Promotion | Arizona State University
    and health promotion Below is a list of formally recognized professional and student organizations Professional Organizations Exercise and Wellness The American College of Sports Medicine ACSM is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world With more than 45 000 members and certified professionals worldwide ACSM is dedicated to advancing and integrating scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine Nutrition The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals The Academy is committed to improving the nation s health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research education and advocacy The American Society for Nutrition ASN is a non profit organization dedicated to bringing together the world s top researchers clinical nutritionists and industry to advance our knowledge and application of nutrition for the sake of humans and animals Our focus ranges from the most critical details of research and application to the broadest applications in society in the United States and around the world The American Public Health Association is the oldest and most diverse organization of public health professionals in the world and has been working to improve public health

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  • news & events | School of Nutrition and Health Promotion | Arizona State University
    Menu Main menu about programs research community Alumni Organizations news events Main menu about programs research community Alumni Organizations news events News Events ASU professor honored with Lifetime Achievement Award in fitness You ve heard the advice before but Barbara Ainsworth has a way of making it sound so simple The more you move the better your health said Ainsworth ASU s Regents Professor in the Exercise and Wellness Program The more you lift things stay active all your life you re going to be a lot healthier she said Read more Lecturer Exercise Science and Health Promotion School of Nutrition and Health Promotion The College of Health Solutions and the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion at Arizona State University are seeking a full time non tenure eligible faculty member at the rank of Lecturer to teach undergraduate courses including but not limited to Exercise Physiology Introduction to Kinesiology and Introduction to Evidence Based Practice Read more ASU audiology students mend hearing change lives in Malawi When Arizona State University audiology professor Ingrid McBride first met 7 year old Emma on a trip to Malawi the little girl was unable to say her name Read more show more news

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