Villanova’s more than 500 world-class faculty members are distinguished scholars and active members in their respective fields. They engage in cutting-edge research projects, make important breakthroughs in their various disciplines, write books, win industry awards, secure grants, and advise outside organizations. The knowledge and experience faculty members gain, along with the achievements they make outside the classroom, elevates their expertise and the overall quality of education that Villanova students receive.
Over the past four decades, obesity rates have skyrocketed among Americans of all ages. Today, more than 23 million children and teenagers in the United States are obese or overweight – a statistic now considered an epidemic by health and medical professionals. Villanova faculty experts are available to discuss childhood obesity as well as how parents, guardians and educators can teach nutrition and healthy eating habits to children of all ages.