FSS is now recruiting

The M.S. in Food Systems and Society, developed at Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon, has transitioned to Oregon Health & Science University. We are recruiting our first OHSU cohort for Fall 2019 and are accepting applications through August 14, 2019. Learn more about the FSS program.

About our program

Graduates of the Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition (GPHN) enter the field of dietetics and nutrition from a variety of backgrounds, with diverse interests, and with a passion to serve. They are efficient and effective communicators who use far-reaching, social networking mediums, and individual and group counseling to disseminate information about nutrition to clients, colleagues, and the global community. These future leaders build a foundation to provide innovative, evidence-based, nutrition care and dietetics services that promote and enhance health and wellness for all people.

There are four options for graduate study in nutrition and dietetics at OHSU:

Virtual Open House

Learn more about our programs through our online webinar.


GPHN Graduation 2019 - DIs in Lobby

On June 3rd, we celebrated the graduation of another class of nutrition experts and our first Food Systems and Society graduation. Congratulations Class of 2019!

Joyanna Hansen Capstone Program Director

At the Honors and Awards Ceremony on June 2nd, Joyanna Hansen, PhD, RD, LD, Assistant Professor and faculty with the GPHN, was awarded the 2019 OHSU School of Medicine Graduate Studies Excellence in Teaching Award.  

Instructor Julie McGuire

Julie McGuire, MS, RDN, LD, faculty with the GPHN, was awarded the 2019 OAND Emerging Dietetic Leader award at the state educational conference this April. The Emerging Dietetic Leader Award, established in 2000, recognizes the competence and activities of members, regardless of their age, who are at the beginning of their dietetic careers.