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Dietetics Students Present Research

October 24, 2013

On October 23, 2013, eight teams of Dietetics students gathered to present research posters on various metabolic disorders and processes for their Nutrition and Metabolism course.

PHOTO:JMU student demonstrates brain model

Programs Collaborate in Community Outreach

Spring 2013

Students and faculty of James Madison University visited Stone Spring Elementary School to help host the second annual Spring Health and Wellness Fair.

PHOTO: Ashley LuebbersDietetics Faculty and Staff Spread “Local Love”

Spring 2013

Bright green apples, crisp and delicious, nestled in a basket next to deep red York apples. Fresh produce in deep greens, reds, and purples created a rich mosaic.

PHOTO: Rittenhouse and Brevard

The Freshmen 15 - It's All About Prevention

Fall 2011

In the middle of the 2009-2010 academic year, freshmen received an e-mail from Dr. Melissa Rittenhouse and Alumni Emily Brown, asking the students to participate in a survey.

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Welcome from Health Sciences


Welcome to the Department of Health Sciences! The department is home to 39 full-time faculty members and over 1,800 students. Our primary goal is to prepare students for entry into professional programs in various health professions or careers in health sciences or dietetics. More >