Nutrition Education in Medical Schools: Trends and Implications for Health Educators

@inproceedings{Schulman1999NutritionEI,
  title={Nutrition Education in Medical Schools: Trends and Implications for Health Educators},
  author={Jessica A. Schulman},
  year={1999}
}
With 20% of deaths in the U.S. attributed to improper diet and lack of exercise, renewed interest has emerged in nutrition education for medical professionals. Sociopolitical factors are exerting a profound influence on changes in medical curricula, moving medicine away from traditional biomedical curricula and toward more comprehensive programs of study. This paper explores how public demand for nutrition information, inadequate nutrition training among physicians, changes in health care, and… CONTINUE READING
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