MacDonald Center for Obesity Prevention and Education (COPE)

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COPE serves as a locus for interdisciplinary collaboration in the prevention of obesity through education and research.   


As the first obesity center located within a college of nursing, COPE is dedicated to providing evidence-based instruction to the next generation of nurses, dietitians, and other health professionals and health coaches and conducting, implementing, and evaluating applied nutrition-focused research that is translatable to clinical practice and public health programming.

Villanova University
Driscoll Hall
800 E. Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, Pa 19085

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