Courtney Luecking, PhD, MPH, RDN, LD

Courtney Luecking, PhD, MPH, RDN, LD

Courtney Leuking

Courtney Luecking, PhD, MPH, RDN, LD

Assistant Extension Professor

206F Funkhouser Building Lexington, KY 40506

Last Revised: Feb 23rd, 2024

Professional Biography

Courtney Luecking is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with previous work experiences spanning clinical, community, and research settings. In her role as an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist for Health and Nutrition, she collaborates with undergraduate and graduate students, Cooperative Extension agents, community partners across Kentucky, and faculty within the University and other institutions across the country to translate research-based information and healthy lifestyle interventions for communities in Kentucky. Her Cooperative Extension programming and research activities aim to improve population health and health equity in Kentucky through facilitating cross-sector partnerships with Cooperative Extension and development, implementation, and evaluation of multi-level interventions that elevate the quality of nutrition and feeding environments during the early childhood period.

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Ph.D, Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.P.H., M.S., Nutrition and Dietetics, St. Louis University
B.S., Human Environmental Sciences, Coordinated Program in Dietetics University of Missouri at Columbia

Course Instruction

DHN 603: Advanced Community Program Development

Contact Information

Dr. Tammy J. Stephenson, PhD, FAND
Department Chair & Professor

202 Funkhouser Building Lexington, KY 40506-0054

+1 (859) 257-3800