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Obesity Sciences

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Obesity affects more than 500 million adults globally. This multifaceted, multilayered medical condition requires multidisciplinary solutions. The Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in Obesity Sciences teaches students how to address this epidemic from biological, psychological, social, and relational perspectives as well as be equipped with the skills and expertise to contribute to solving the obesity epidemic. 

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Minimum requirements: Must be enrolled in an Ohio State graduate or professional program

Deadline to apply

Applications accepted the first 3 weeks of autumn or spring semester

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Obesity Sciences Coordinator 

Keeley Pratt
PhD, Associate Professor