Research Takes Priority

Dr. Nasser and her research group are currently collaborating with Dr. Kurtulus Izzetoglu, School of Biomedical Engineering on a number of studies utilizing the fNIR technology to examine the response to food and nutrients in obese humans.

Interdisciplinary Publishing

Dr. Jennifer Quinlan, Assistant Professor of Nutrition Sciences, CNHP and Dr. Shivanthi Anandan, Associate Professor, Dept. of Biology, published the paper “Quality of Food Available to Populations of Differing Socioeconomic Status” in the American J. of Preventive Medicine. (May 2010).

Innovative Technology

At Drexel's College of Nursing and Health Professions, The Center for Interdisciplinary Clinical Simulation and Practice offers cutting-edge clinical simulation training for all disciplines at the College. From high-fidelity mannekins to real actors in our electronic learning labs, we are here to help you achieve your academic and career goals.

Student Accomplishment

Renata Jacob, graduate student of Dr. Jennifer Quinlan, was recognized at Drexel's 2010 graduation ceremonies with the "Most Outstanding Masters Thesis" Award in the Life Sciences.

Why Drexel?

Drexel's B.S. in Nutrition major is designed to provide a sound basis for careers in dietetics and the application of the principles of nutrition and food science to the nutritional care of individuals and groups and to provide a sound basis for careers in the food and pharmaceutical industries. The M.S. in Human Nutrition major provides a unique base for graduate study and research. 


Please explore the many options available to you at Drexel University's Nutrition Sciences Department. Examine the rigorous curriculum that prepares health care professionals. Acquire real-world experience with the Drexel Co-op program. Of course, the best way to learn about Drexel is to visit us. We look forward to hearing from you.