NUTR639: Pathophysiology of Obesity
- Graduate level
- 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.
|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|