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Nutrition, Health & Human Performance Department

Nutrition Health and Human Performance Department

The Department of Nutrition, Health, and Human Performance fosters a comprehensive approach to learning that promotes the integration of physical and intellectual skills and abilities. The department's faculty and programs encourage students to develop disciplinary and interdisciplinary knowledge, critical cognitive abilities, movement and nutritional awareness, physical skill development, and lifelong wellness behaviors.


Contact Information
William Landis
Department Head, Nutrition, Health and Human Performance
132 Martin Hall
landisb@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2355


Strong Stories

Katie Burnet

Katie Burnet

Lacrosse player Katie Burnet's Meredith experience was shaped by personal guidance from her faculty and coach.

Lacey Hambridge

Lacey Hambridge

Lacey Hambridge, ’16, conducted undergraduate research and service projects that help children in need.

Nutrition Health & Human Performance Videos

Video about Chris Dunham

Strong Story | Chris Dunham

Chris Dunham,’16, M.S. in Nutrition, knew that he wanted to pursue a career in the nutrition field, but wasn’t sure being a dietitian was right for him. He earned his M.S. in Nutrition because he knew it would help him combine his passion for sustainable food and nutrition with his desire to improve food systems in North Carolina.

Strong Story | Chris Dunham

Chris Dunham,’16, M.S. in Nutrition, knew that he wanted to pursue a career in the nutrition field, but wasn’t sure being a dietitian was right for him. He earned his M.S. in Nutrition because he knew it would help him combine his passion for sustainable food and nutrition with his desire to improve food systems in North Carolina.

Exercise and Sports Science Video

Exercise and Sports Science Program Video

See how Meredith exercise and sports science students are going strong.

Exercise and Sports Science Program Video

See how Meredith exercise and sports science students are going strong.

video for Meredith Minute

Why Heirloom Varieties are Important | The Meredith Minute

Watch this episode of Meredith Minute to find what happened to all those heirloom varieties of fruits and vegetables – and why it matters.

Why Heirloom Varieties are Important | The Meredith Minute

Watch this episode of Meredith Minute to find what happened to all those heirloom varieties of fruits and vegetables – and why it matters.