Welcome
Our VISION
Enhanced nutrition and health disparities research synergy
Our MISSION
To create a local, state-wide, national, and global presence that establishes the University as a national leader in nutrition and health disparities by engaging with community partners, other research institutions, public agencies, and professional organizations locally and statewide and nationally.
Our GOALS
  1. To build capacity in nutrition and health disparities research and research training through
    • collaborations within and across University units
    • infrastructure support for grant application and post-award grant management
    • mentoring of faculty, staff, students, and fellows

  2. To convene and facilitate intra-university research collaborations for externally funded research and research training by
    • developing strategic, large-scale, federally funded research and training grant applications that will establish the University as a national leader in interdisciplinary research in nutrition and health disparities
    • promoting the synergistic interaction of the University's strengths in nutrition, exercise sciences, behavioral sciences, and other disciplines toward the prevention of diseases and reduction of health disparities.

  3. To create a local, state-wide, national, and global presence that establishes the University as a national leader in nutrition and health disparities by
    • engaging with community partners, other research institutions, public agencies, and professional organizations locally and statewide and nationally.
The Nutrition Center's Research Strengths
Research pertaining to:
  1. Food Insecurity
  2. Nutrition Policy
  3. Nutrition Communications
  4. Nutrition Epidemiology
  5. Community Engagement with Vulerable Populations
Welcome to the Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities at the University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health. The Center is comprised of outstanding interdisciplinary scholars and stakeholders engaged in meaningful research and transformational activities in the field of nutrition and health disparities. Researchers at the Center work to understand how nutritional components interact with a variety of contexts, including political, physical, economic, and social structures. The Center provides a wide range of supportive services, including: pre- and post- award services, manuscript services, and research support.