Student Experience

Student Experience

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Student Experience

See What's Possible

Connect with your Dietetics and Human Nutrition family of fellow students, faculty, and staff as we improve or maintain our wellness, provide opportunities for growth, and collaborate with local organizations to improve the health of others in our community. Get involved this semester by marking your calendar for a variety of upcoming wellness, growth and outreach events.

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Student Research

Discover opportunities to work with faculty researchers in Dietetics and Human Nutrition.

Explore Student Research

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Student Organizations

Get involved in student-led organizations on campus to gain leadership skills and experience.

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Education Abroad

Discover opportunities to study abroad in Hawaii, Australia, Greece, and Italy.

Go Further with DHN

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Student Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer with organizations focused on nutrition, health and food systems

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Professional Opportunities

Find job shadowing opportunities and part-time positions to gain real-world experience

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Weekly Newsletter: DHN Digest

Contact us to get the latest news and opportunities to build your resume in the weekly DHN Digest

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Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition

204 Funkhouser Building
Lexington, KY 40506


Dr. Tammy Stephenson

DHN Department Chair

Contact Dr. Tammy Stephenson

Students completing experiential learning are required to complete the Experiential Learning Contract (COVID-19) and the Student Acknowledgement of Risk forms. If you need to install Adobe software on your computer, visit UK Information Technology Services for the links to download. If you have questions about signing the form, please refer to the signing PDF instructions from Adobe.

Contact Information

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

202 Funkhouser Building Lexington, KY 40506-0054

+1 (859) 257-3800