Kendra OoNorasak, MS, RDN, LD

Kendra OoNorasak, MS, RDN, LD

Kendra OoNorasak

Kendra OoNorasak, MS, RDN, LD

Director of Community Outreach

Faculty Staff
222 Funhouser Building Lexington, KY 40506

Last Revised: Jul 25th, 2022

Professional Biography

Kendra OoNorasak graduated from the University of Kentucky Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition (DHN) with a B.S. in Dietetics and M.S. in Nutrition and Food Systems. Since 2019, Kendra has been working in DHN as the Director of Community Outreach. In her current role, she leads and mentors 40-50 student leaders of the Campus Kitchen at the University of Kentucky, a service organization that aims to reduce food waste, improve nutrition equity and equality, and empower community. She also advises the Universities Fighting World Hunger chapter. Additionally, she engages students in research and resume-building opportunities, as well as teaches a few nutrition courses including a seminar in Hunger Studies as part of the Certificate in Food Systems and Hunger Studies. Currently, she is pursuing a doctoral degree in Education Sciences, specializing in Health Education at the University of Kentucky.

Opportunities for Student Research

  • inter-generational approaches in improving health and wellbeing
  • food and nutrition security throughout the lifecycle
  • community nutrition
  • sustainable food systems

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Ph.D. Student, Education Sciences with a focus in Health Education, University of Kentucky
M.S. , Nutrition and Food Systems, University of Kentucky
B.S. , Dietetics, University of Kentucky

Course Instruction

DHN 101: Human Nutrition and Wellness (Summer Session)
DHN 212: Introductory Nutrition (Summer Session)
DHN 241: Food Service Sanitation (Summer Session)
DHN 319: Seminar in Hunger Studies

Contact Information

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

202 Funkhouser Building Lexington, KY 40506-0054

+1 (859) 257-3800