FIRST in Research
Students enjoy traveling to, attending, and presenting research posters at professional conferences.
We are hunger fighters!
The Campus Kitchen at the University of Kentucky continues to decrease food waste and improve food security in Lexington.
Message from the Chair
Welcome to the Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition (DHN) Website! We are excited to offer you information about our amazing profession and share our Faculty, student and alumni accolades. We have a wide variety of student community engagement opportunities beyond our unmatched academic program. Our Human Nutrition Program is accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS). Our Didactic Program in Dietetics, Coordinated Program in Dietetics and Dietetic Internship are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). Our diverse Faculty are award-winning teachers, researchers, and mentors, striving to empower undergraduate and graduate students to reach their full leadership potential. Whether your goal is to go to professional school, such as medical, physical therapy or pharmacy school, be an outreach diabetes educator, cancer dietitian, foodservice director, nutrition researcher, or fight world hunger, we can provide you the foundation to follow your dreams. We truly are FIRST in dietetic and human nutrition education! Our Department Faculty and staff are waiting to answer your questions or give you a tour. Do not hesitate to contact anyone in the department or you can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or 859-257-3800. We look forward to meeting you!