Nutrition Research Update Symposium Strengthens Collaborations

Nutrition Research Update Symposium

Nutrition Update bookThe Department of Nutrition Research Update was a two-day symposium bringing together faculty and UC Cooperative Extension professionals from UC ANR, UC CalFresh, and members from the Center for Nutrition in Schools. Dr. Helene Dillard, Dean of the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences and Dr. David Campbell, Associate Dean of the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences opened the conference with Dr. Francene Steinberg, Chair of the Department of Nutrition. Presentations were provided by faculty from the Department of Nutrition, the WHNRC, and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing. Poster presentations were provided by faculty and UCCE advisors and covering a variety of research topics and local programs.

The symposium was a valuable opportunity to strengthen the collaborations between the Department of Nutrition, associated units and schools, and UC Cooperative Extension throughout the state. Attendees of the symposium underscored the importance of continual and future partnerships to coordinate campus-based and county-based research with nutrition and health programs delivered throughout the state of California. 

Symposium Handouts

  • Nutrition Update Program
    This program includes the symposium agenda, poster listing, and bios for speakers, Statewide Program Directors, and Advisors.
  • UC Davis Department of Nutrition Resources Handout
    This handout provides links to numerous resources created and maintained by the UC Davis Nutrition Department including general nutrition and health resources as well as child/school nutrition resources.