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Francene Steinberg

Francene M. Steinberg, Department Chair

New scientific discoveries reinforce that nutrition is central to maintaining health and reducing disease risk. This is an exciting time to be a part of the science and application of nutritional knowledge.

Welcome to the Department of Nutrition, one of the premier programs in nutritional biology.We invite you to explore our research and outreach programs, teaching offerings and affiliated programs. [more]

Nutrition Info

Fruits and Vegetables

Nutrition Department researchers extend science-based information about nutrition and health through a variety of departmental publications and resources.

Aguilera wins award

Albert Aguilera

Since receiving his Ph.D. from the UC Davis Graduate Group in Nutritional Biology in 2015, Dr. Albert Aguilera has been working as a postdoctoral scholar in the UC Davis Department of Nutrition focusing on the USDA-AFRI Niños Sanos, Familia Sana (Healthy Children, Healthy Families) project.  Dr. Aguilera was recently selected as a recipient of the Chancellor’s Achievement Award for Diversity and Community in the Post-doc category.  This award specifically recognizes his contributions in enhancing inclusiveness and diversity within the campus community. [more]