Location: Healthy Body Weight ResearchTitle: Building a nutrition science research career
Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 10/7/2021
Publication Date: 10/7/2021
Citation: Hess, J.M. 2021. Building a nutrition science research career. Nutrition & Dietetics Course 494 at Univeristy of North Dakota (virtual).
Technical Abstract: This presentation provides an overview of the steps involved in pursuing a research career and a brief description of some example projects of interest to future healthcare practitioners. The research the Hess lab pursues focuses on identifying and assessing strategies that might help Americans meet the dietary recommendations outlined in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and uses a wide range of methodologies including randomized controlled trials, cross-sectional studies, and food pattern modeling studies, among others. This research also covered some additional roles of being a researcher including involvement in professional organizations, research publications and presentations, project management, and leadership.