Department of Nutrition

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

ICAN Student Research Opportunities

Students who are interested in research specific to maternal and child health, infant feeding, and school and community-based interventions are welcome to join our research team in the ICAN Lab. Undergraduate and graduate students are trained based on lab protocol and can gain experience in anthropometry, recruitment, data collection, data entry and coding, program planning, implementation, and evaluation, and technical writing. To learn more about the ICAN Lab research, please visit the Research page.


Research Opportunities with Dr. Sarah Colby

Project: Fruved

  • Deadline for Application: Ongoing

Various other research opportunities are available each semester under the direction of Dr. Colby. If you are interested and would like experience in community-based participatory research, please contact Kristin Riggsbee via email.

For more information about the ICAN-THRIVE lab (Dr. Kavanagh), click HERE.

For more information about the ICAN-GROW lab (Dr. Spence), click HERE.

For more information about the ICAN-REACH lab (Dr. Colby), click HERE.

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