Liz Combs joined the Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition in October 2011 as Academic Coordinator. In August 2013 she transitioned into a faculty role as lecturer in the DHN Department. Liz is also the Director of the Coordinated Program. She still provides advising support and academic counseling to upperclassmen in the department. She is also a registered dietitian as well as licensed dietitian.
She is a UK alumnus with her undergraduate degree in Dietetics and Food Science and her graduate degree in Dietetic Administration. She also completed her dietetic internship with the University of Kentucky in 2007. Liz is currently pursuing an Ed.D. in Health Promotion through the College of Education at UK. She is interested in researching the built environment and its relationship to parenting styles and childhood health.Liz's background is in outpatient nutrition services and weight management counseling, and she holds a national certification in childhood and adolescent weight management. Liz is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Bluegrass Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She serves on the board of the Bluegrass District Dietetic Association as the President-Elect
- DHN 312 Nutrition and Wellness in the Life Cycle
- DHN 517 Medical Nutrition Therapy II
- DHN 800 Nutrition in the Life Cycle: Practicum
- DHN 808 Community Nutrition: Practicum
- DHN 810 Medical Nutrition Therapy I: Supervised Practice
- DHN 816 Medical Nutrition Therapy II: Supervised Practice.