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Food Science and Human Nutrition Department

Food Science and Human Nutrition Department

Wendy J. Dahl, Ph.D.

Professor - Human Nutrition, Dietetics

Office: FSHN 207




Dr. Wendy Dahl is a Professor of Nutritional Sciences and a Nutrition Extension Specialist in the Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) Department. Her primary teaching responsibilities are DIE6241 and DIE6242, graduate courses in advanced medical nutrition therapy, and undergraduate nutritional sciences electives. She has been recognized for teaching excellence by the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) and is a member of the University of Florida’s Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars. She currently serves as the FSHN Honors Coordinator. Dr. Dahl’s Extension efforts focus on increasing evidence-based knowledge of Extension educators, health professionals, and the general public related to wellness-promoting food and nutrition strategies and the promotion of healthful dietary behaviors, as well as malnutrition risk reduction in older adults. Dr. Dahl’s current research interests focus on the relationships between fiber, diet quality, probiotics, and the gut microbiome in health and disease.