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Applied Human Sciences Faculty and Staff

Dr. Heather Payne-Emerson
Dr. Heather Payne-Emerson
- Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics/Associate Professor, Dietetics

HMD 211  Human Nutrition

HMD 362  Medical Nutrition Therapy I

HMD 464  Dietetics Practicum

HMD 465  Community Nutrition

HMD 584  Community Nutrition


Nutrition implications of heart failure

Educational approaches in Nutrition and Dietetics

Program improvement through outcomes assessment


Ph. D., Nutritional Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

R. D., Dietetic Internship, Barnes-Jewish College, St. Louis, Missouri

B. S., Nutrition and Dietetics Concentration, Hospitality Management and Dietetics, Western Kentucky University

Joined FACS

Joined AHS in 2012

Received Ph. D. from University of Kentucky

Teaches Nutrition and Dietetics

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Accreditations achieved within the Applied Human Sciences Department

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) - Nutrition & Dietetic Undergraduate and Graduate programs

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) - Early Childhood Education Associate Degree

National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) - Interior Design program


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 Last Modified 2/15/19