The mission of the Center for Human Nutrition is to facilitate and enable interdisciplinary human nutrition research that improves health, productivity, and quality of life.
- Develop resources to stimulate and support interdisciplinary nutrition research programs.
- Enhance recognition of the Center of Human Nutrition’s research programs.
- Translate nutrition research outcomes to stakeholders and communities.
The Center for Human Nutrition was established in 1993 as part of the Institute of Food Science & Engineering which is part of the Department of Food Science with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. The Center for Human Nutrition is a cross-campus initiative that brings together interdisciplinary faculty conducting nutrition research in the Division of Agriculture, University of Arkansas Fayetteville, and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Northwest.