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Are you an undergraduate student looking for a paid internship?

Applications are currently open to the (Fall 2024- Spring 2025) USDA REEU Nutrition BEST Program! The program supports underrepresented students who are transferred from community colleges or from Texas Tech University (TTU) to engage in research and internship opportunities while improving their skills in community nutrition, agriculture, health, and obesity prevention. If you have any questions about how to participate, what it is, and our goals, don't hesitate to contact us.


News & Announcements

Let us come together to celebrate and honor some of our most esteemed ORI members who have recently achieved remarkable milestones in their respective fields!

  • We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Dr. Naïma Moustaïd-Moussa as the inaugural executive director of the Institute for One Health Innovation (OHI), effective July 1. This appointment represents a unique collaborative effort between Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center to collectively advance the health of animals, humans and our ecosystem. Dr. Moustaïd-Moussa's wealth of experience and expertise will be instrumental in forging programs and opportunities to unify all facets of One Health research across the Texas Tech University System.
  • The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) has chosen to honor Dr. Mary Murimi with the Helen Denning Ullrich Annual Award for Lifetime Excellence in Nutrition Education, a highly esteemed recognition in our field. This award is a testament to her exceptional contributions and 20-plus years of exemplary service in the field of Nutrition Education and Behavior.
  • Our very own Dr. Jannette M. Dufour has been honored with the TTUHSC SOM Dean's Basic Science Teaching Award for Year and the TTUHSC GSBS Dean's Teaching Award for Graduate Medical Education Sciences, adding to her already impressive list of accolades: Cover Photo in Biomedicines and Women in Andrology Lecture from the American Society for Andrology.

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