Courses Details

NUTR639: Pathophysiology of Obesity

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 Credit Hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Mancuso, Peter (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: NUTR 630
  • Description: This course provides a framework for understanding the etiology, pathophysiology, and treatment of obesity. The course content will emphasize the influence of physiologic factors that contribute to overconsumption of food, the pathophysiologic consequences of obesity, and current methods of treatment.
Concentration Competencies that NUTR639 Allows Assessment On
Department Program Degree Competency Specific course(s) that allow assessment
NUTR MPH Suggest interventions that address the role of the environment, food, and lifestyle choices to enhance wellness in diverse individuals and populations NUTR639
NUTR Molecular and Biochemical Nutrition PhD Articulate potential mechanisms by which specific dietary, behavioral factors, and physical activity contribute to weight gain and loss NUTR639