This topic introduces students to the core concepts for scientifically examining relationships between nutrition and disease. Classic nutritional epidemiology studies will be reviewed in addition to providing students with an opportunity to gain the skills required to search and source epidemiological studies of relevance to nutrition. Students will be introduced to a new graduate nutritionist and follow his/her journey of discovery with support from a mentor. Key study designs will feature strongly as part of this case study, including exposure to common study design strengths and limitations.
This topic aims to: