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Food Science and Human Nutrition Department

Food Science and Human Nutrition Department

Bobbi Langkamp-Henken, Ph.D., R.D.

Associate Chair & Professor - Human Nutrition | NSDP Program Graduate Coordinator

Office: FSHN 309B





Dr. Langkamp-Henken worked for six years as a hospital dietitian before she pursued a doctorate in gastrointestinal physiology and a postdoctoral fellowship in immunology from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Currently, Dr. Langkamp-Henken is a Professor in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department. Her main research interest is to develop novel approaches to examine the effect of dietary interventions on health outcomes in healthy children and adults. Ongoing interventional studies explore the impact of whole foods, fermentable fibers, and probiotics on gastrointestinal and immunological functions important for maintaining health and quality of life. Dr. Langkamp-Henken also teaches a two-semester graduate research planning course and serves as Graduate Coordinator for the doctoral program in Nutritional Sciences.