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Department of
Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health

Kansas State University
212 Justin Hall
1324 Lovers Lane
Manhattan KS, 66506

785-532-3132 fax

Jennifer Hanson

 Jennifer Hanson

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

210 Justin Hall

Areas of Specialization

  • Development and assessment of menus, cooking activities, and nutrition lessons to improve diet quality among children and adolescence  
  • Development and assessment of family-based obesity prevention programs
  • Assessment of nutrient intake and lipid metabolism
  • Assessment of the relationship between diet and behavioral health


  • Ph.D. in Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, Kansas State University (2011)
  • Dietetic Internship, University of Alabama, Birmingham (2002)
  • M.S. in Nutrition, University of Nevada, Reno (2000)
  • B.S. in Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (1989)

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