Elizabeth Buckner

Extension Specialist

Phone (859) 257-2948
Fax (859) 257-2990

Nutrition Education Program
1500 Bull Lea Rd. Suite 130
Lexington KY 40511

Professional Profile

Elizabeth Buckner is an Extension Specialist with the Nutrition Education Programs at the University of Kentucky.  Prior to this position, she worked 4 years with the Nutrition Education Programs as State Coordinator and 27 years with the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program in the Jefferson County.

Elizabeth received both her B.S. and M.S. in Dietetics from the University of Kentucky.  In Jefferson County, Elizabeth worked with the local media conducting early morning and noonday food programs and directly supervising food and nutrition paraprofessionals.  In recent year, she has worked with the Louisville Originals, an organization of independent restaurant owners interested in improving dietary quality of their menu items.  Elizabeth has received the Distinguished Service Award from the Kentucky Association of Family Consumer Science and the First Decade Award from the College of Home Economics Alumni Association.


University of Kentucky
Nutrition and Food Science

University of Kentucky
Nutrition and Food Science

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