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Center for Human Nutrition

Research Programs

Our research programs and field sites extend from the local neighborhoods surrounding the Bloomberg School of Public Health to Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.  A sample of some of the longest-standing, ongoing field sites in the Center for Human Nutrition include: 

Thematic Areas

The Center's thematic areas of research and program focus include: 

  • Micronutrient deficiencies  
  • Reproductive, maternal, child, and adolescent nutrition and health
  • Sustainable food systems to promote nutrition security and equity across the life course
  • Non-communicable diseases 

Other Components of the Center for Human Nutrition

Who We Are

The Center encompasses a multidisciplinary group of faculty from across the University.

Training Opportunities

With the Human Nutrition Program as its hub, the Center offers multiple training opportunities to interested individuals.


The Center works with multiple organizations and research groups with similar interests and priorities in tackling complex issues in the fields of food and nutrition.