Education Abroad

Education Abroad

Education Abroad

Students have opportunities for education abroad with our department-led trips to Greece, Italy, and Portugal. Study tours last for different lengths of stay, and students are able to immerse themselves in another culture as they learn about global nutrition.

Explore the World With DHN

Students have opportunities for education both domestically and abroad with our department-led trips to Greece, Australia, Italy and Hawaii. Study tours last for different lengths of stay, and students are able to immerse themselves in another culture as they learn about global nutrition.

International Travel Opportunities

Greek island homes with blue roofs

Greece

Join DHN for a summer of study and adventure throughout ancient and modern Greece. Learn about traditional Mediterranean foods and their impact on human health as you explore everything this beautiful country has to offer.

May 2024

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Portugal Cityscape

Portugal

Join DHN faculty for 12 days of education and discovery in Portugal! In this program, students will explore the linkages between food behavior and cultural identity. Students will also participate in tours, cooking classes, cultural practices and guided experiences that will allow them to identify the impact that policy, systems and the environment have on health.

July 2024

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Flavors of Wellbeing: Portugal 2024

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Embark on a two-week adventure to study abroad in Portugal this summer with DHN! DHN 300: Flavors of Wellbeing: Immersive Insights into Healthful Living in Portugal will take place from July 20 - August 1, 2024. 

Prepare to delve into the soul of Portuguese culture and learn how food, identity, and health intertwine. You'll cook up a storm in culinary classes, witness local traditions, and join riveting tours. By the time you leave, you'll be a pro at spotting the impact of policies, systems, and the environment on health. Trust us, this is a journey you won't want to miss!

Dr. Liz Combs (elmars2@uky.edu) and Dr. Heather Norman-Burgdolf (Heather.Norman@uky.edu)

The deadline to apply for this experience is March 8th, 2024. Apply here: https://ea.uky.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgramAngular&id=13896

Connect With Us

Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition

204 Funkhouser Building
Lexington, KY 40506
859-257-3800

DHN@UKY.EDU

Dr. Tammy Stephenson

DHN Department Chair

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Contact Information

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

202 Funkhouser Building Lexington, KY 40506-0054

+1 (859) 257-3800

tammy.stephenson@uky.edu