Our MISSION is to integrate community engaged and technology supported solutions to improve nutrition and related behaviors of Mississippians and address preventable chronic disease disparities

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    Our VISION is for Mississippians to eat better and move more to live healthier lives.

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    Community engagement

    Serve communities through research and work with community partners to inform and implement our projects.

    Innovative Solutions

    Use integrated sciences to design and deliver effective interventions.

    Multidisciplinary Collaborations

    Work with various disciplines to foster co-learning and holistically tackle real world problems.

    Professional Preparedness

    Provide a safe work environment for students to develop professional skills for their future careers.

    Tailored Solutions

    Acknowledge that individuals and communities are unique in their own way and require individualized solutions to meet their needs.

    Community Outreach

    Recognizes a reciprocal benefits exists when communities are served and students are enriched through community based research experiences.