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Welcome to the Department of Nutritional Sciences

The Department of Nutritional Sciences is one of the few departments of nutrition in North America to be located within a Faculty of Medicine. This, together with its close linkages with University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health, allows the department to fully explore the relationships between nutrition and human health and disease, and to influence clinical practice and public health programs. It also creates unique opportunities for collaboration with the highest concentration of university-affiliated hospitals, clinicians, and health researchers in North America.

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Deborah O'Connor, PhD, RD

Message from the Chair

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It is a great pleasure to welcome you to the Department of Nutritional Sciences. As I write this Chair’s message, we are commencing the 2022-2023 academic year and are excited to be getting back to a more “normal” way of life following more than two years of COVID-19 restrictions and disruptions.

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