Office of Nutrition Research (ONR)

Advancing nutrition science to promote health, and to reduce the burden of diet-related diseases and nutrition health disparities

The Office of Nutrition Research:

  • Coordinates implementation of the Strategic Plan for NIH Nutrition Research
  • Identifies research projects that deserve expanded effort and support by the NIH institutes and centers (ICs)
  • Develops, leads, and manages NIH-wide nutrition research projects in collaboration with the ICs
  • Represents the NIH on intradepartmental or interagency committees on nutrition research and related policy issues
  • Advises NIH leadership and other key officials on matters relating to research on nutrition


This page last reviewed on September 29, 2023