Adam Drewnowski

Professor, Epidemiology

Nutritional Sciences
Box 353410
Raitt Hall 305B
Seattle , WA 98195-


Research Interests

Dr. Drewnowski's interests are in characterization of dietary patterns, nutrition economics, spatial distribution of obesity rates, and the development of new metrics to identify foods that are nutrient dense, affordable and sustainable.

Epidemiology Biography


PhD Psychology, Rockefeller University, 1977

MA Biochemistry, Oxford University (UK), 1971

In the News

Food insecurity has economic root causes
Nutritional Sciences Program, 08/12/2022

What's to blame for Americans' obesity problem? Start with the system
USA Today, 07/26/2022

Studies show extent of strain to Washington’s food access and food production systems due to COVID-19
Washington State Department of Agriculture , 12/14/2021

Everytable is trying to make healthy food as accessible as fast food
The New York Times, 10/25/2021

UW tracks COVID-19 impact on food insecurity
King 5 News, 10/15/2020

Statewide survey could map how COVID-19 is affecting food security, economics
KNKX, 06/24/2020

20 changes you need to make in your life in 2020
Business Insider, 01/14/2020

13 Simple changes that lead to huge weight loss
Men's Health, 05/26/2019

Seattle’s minimum wage hikes did not boost supermarket prices
UW News, 03/04/2019

UW research finds that demographics determine our diet, but how we shop can change the ways stores stock
The Daily, 02/19/2019