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.


PhD Psychology, Rockefeller University, 1977

MA Biochemistry, Oxford University (UK), 1971

In the News

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

The 10 most common weight loss tips you should ignore
MSN, 02/28/2019

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

Salad or soda? Where you live shapes how you eat
KUOW, 01/25/2019

Salad, soda and socioeconomics status
SPH News, 01/14/2019

Low calorie sweeteners can help in sugar reduction recommendations, according to experts
International Sweeteners Association News Release, 11/06/2018

UW SPH launches new major in food systems, nutrition and health
SPH News, 07/30/2018

Higher carbon dioxide levels reduce rice’s nutritional value
SPH News, 06/13/2018

Is it possible to eat too much fruit?
TIME, 06/12/2018