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Elizabeth Parks

Dr. Parks Elected to Leadership at The Obesity Society

Oct. 26, 2020

Dr. Elizabeth Parks, Professor in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, has been elected to begin a 4-year leadership path in The Obesity Society (TOS). Established in 1982, TOS is the leading professional organization focused on the science-based understanding of the causes, consequences, prevention, and treatment of obesity, with approximately 2,500 members world-wide. Beginning this November, Dr.…

Steve Ball

Dr. Steve Ball Interviewed on Inside Mizzou Athletics Podcast

Oct. 1, 2020

Dr. Steve Ball, NEP Professor & State Specialist as well as Mizzou baseball alum, was recently interviewed on the Inside Mizzou Athletics Podcast. Listen now

Chef Williams preparing meals in kitchen

Meals for Healing

May 7, 2020

MU Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology staff prepares meals for health care workers fighting COVID-19. As hospitals have become increasingly full, The University of Missouri’s Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology has stepped up to help MU Health Care workers. In just two weeks, members from the department have cooked and prepared 500 frozen…

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy

Dec. 19, 2019

MU Extension’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program aims to improve the health of the fastest-growing age group in the United States — older adults. The program was developed by University of Missouri Extension and Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology faculty in 2004 and has been successfully delivered through MU Extension. While SSSH participants…