Center for Public Health Nutrition


Featured Resources

Life Course Nutrition: Maternal and Child Health Strategies in Public Health

Free online course highlighting the role of maternal and child nutrition in population health.

Washington State Survey of Nutrition and Physical Activity in Child Care

Read about Washington's first statewide survey about nutrition and physical activity for young children in child care!

Recent Research

USDA Standards and School Meal Quality CPHN researchers (Johnson, Podrabsky, Rocha, Otten) publish study in JAMA Peds that shows that changes to USDA school meal standards improved the nutritional quality of school lunches, and that student meal participation stayed stable. January 2016.




News & Events


Food Waste Prevention and Recovery Assessment
A report prepared for the City of Seattle to assess barriers and opportunities to food waste prevention and recovery is now available. Full Report


White House Event
CPHN director Adam Drewnowski participates in the "Conversation on Child Hunger" at the White House. Briefing paper for the event


Power of Infographics
CPHN researchers teamed with students in the UW’s Visual Communication Design program to demonstrate the power of food-related infographics.more