Steven K. Clinton, M.D., Ph.D.
College of Medicine
Primary Food Innovation Center Area: Biomedical Nutrition
Areas of Expertise: cancer, prostate, nutrition, food security, functional foods
I have been engaged in the care of cancer patients for almost two decades. Although there have been tremendous advances over these years in cancer treatment we still have a long road ahead of us. Interestingly, the efforts devoted to cancer prevention, particularly diet and nutrition, and have lagged far behind. The Food Innovation Center combined with support from the James and Comprehensive Cancer Center can propel OSU to the forefront of research in the field of diet, nutrition, and cancer. This is the ideal model for trans-disciplinary research that can impact populations around the world. OSU is unique, as almost no other Universities have such strengths on one campus and simply must take advantage of this opportunity.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) appointed Dr. Steven Clinton to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee along with 14 other experts. Read more
OnCampus article highlights the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center–Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC–James) collaboration with the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences to provide the Garden of Hope as part of the JamesCare for Life program for cancer patients. Read more
Congratulations to our Associate Director, Steven Clinton, on being one of four faculty members appointed as endowed chairs for the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC–James). Read more
The Food Innovation Center and our Associate Director Dr. Steven Clinton were recently featured in Health Canal for research on cancer-fighting foods. Read more
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