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While our faculty represent unique expertise in diverse fields, our focus revolves around dissecting the mechanisms by which plant foods impact human health. Together, we are developing the tools to improve this impact as we go forward.

Our faculty have a 100% research appointment cultivating an environment that allows for natural and spontaneous connections to occur between interdisciplinary researchers. 

Our Extension team supports the research effort by delivering evidence-based programming to the public. Additionally, they provide an outreach mechanism to support educational components of grant-funded initiatives.