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The ways in which food influences health and disease are central to people’s wellness throughout their lives. Penn Nursing advances nutrition science for individuals, communities, and the general population, helping to create healthier futures for all.

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Nutrition and Nursing

One of the few scientists in the world studying the effects of chemotherapy on nutrition, appetite, and exercise, Dr. Bart DeJonghe found in Penn Nursing great capacity for research at the cellular, animal, and human levels. Read more

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Charlene W. Compher
Faculty

Charlene W. Compher

Shearer Endowed Term Professor in Healthy Community Practices
Monique Dowd
Faculty

Monique Dowd

Lecturer N
Karen Glanz
Faculty

Karen Glanz

George A. Weiss University Professor
Ariana M. Chao
Faculty

Ariana M. Chao

Assistant Professor of Nursing

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