Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

The Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences holds a unique position as an academic unit within a school of public health. The exercise and nutrition sciences program gives students the opportunity to learn not only how exercise, physical activity, and nutrition affect the individual, but also how these factors affect the health and function of communities at large. The Department provides its students with research and practice opportunities in settings as diverse as the National Institutes of Health, professional sports team, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Pentagon, and the D.C. public school system. 

Professors J.V. Danoff, J.A. DeLoia, L. DiPietro (Chair), L.F. Hamm

Associate Professors T. A. Miller, S.A. Talegawker, A. Visek, B.J. Westerman

Assistant Professors M. Barron, G.M. Hudson

Explanation of Course Numbers

  • Courses in the 1000s are primarily introductory undergraduate courses
  • Those in the 2000–4000s are upper-division undergraduate courses that can also be taken for graduate credit with permission and additional work
  • Those in the 6000s and 8000s are for master’s, doctoral, and professional-level students
  • The 6000s are open to advanced undergraduate students with approval of the instructor and the dean or advising office