Kendra OoNorasak, MS, RDN, LD
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