Dawn Brewer

Assistant Professor & DPD Director

Phone (859) 257-1661
Fax (859) 257-3707

Dietetics and Human Nutrition
209C Funkhouser Building
Lexington KY 40506

Curriculum Vitae
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Professional Profile


Dr. Brewer joined the Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition in 2012.

Dr. Brewer has been involved in obesity-focused research in public health, clinical, community and basic science settings.  She is passionate about nutrition and student education.

Dr. Brewer is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Bluegrass Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Nutrition and Dietetic Educator Practice Group, and the Nutrition Educators of Health Professionals.

Courses Taught
  • DHN 311 - Nutritional Biochemistry
  • DHN 600 - Research Methods in Nutrition and Food Systems
  • HES 300 - Nutritional Biochemistry Workshop


Ph.D. University of Georgia Foods and Nutrition

M.S. University of Georgia Foods and Nutrition

Dietetic Internship Iowa State University

B.S. Penn State University Nutrition Science and Applied

Areas of Interest

Academics, Research