Heather Norman-Burgdolf
Assistant Extension Professor

Professional Profile

Heather Norman-Burgdolf joined the Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition as an Assistant Extension Professor and Extension Specialist in Food and Nutrition in January 2017. Heather is a native Kentuckian – raised in Lyon County, Kentucky. Her work includes translating research into extension programming related to nutrition and chronic diseases.

Heather is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB), and the National Association of Extension Program & Staff Development Professionals (NAEPSDP). In addition, Heather is involved in numerous community outreach programs.


Ph.D. Nutritional Sciences University of Kentucky 2016
College Teaching & Learning Certificate University of Kentucky 2016
B.S. Biological Sciences Georgetown College 2011

Areas of Interest

Academics, Extension

Additional Information

Courses Taught

  • DHN 408G Seminar in Dietetics and Human Nutrition