Profile for Lydia K Kaume, Ph.D RDN. LD
Counties served: Jackson
Areas of work
Dr. Kaume is an Asst. Ext. Professor, Nutrition & Health Education, for the University of Missouri Extension, serving Jackson County in the urban west region. She is a Registered Dietitian, and holds a Master’s Degree and Ph.D. in Food Science & Nutrition. Lydia enjoys educating and is passionate about making a difference in the health of individuals, families and communities in Missouri. Dr. Kaume plans and delivers programs focused on health and wellness, chronic disease management and prevention; and prevention of childhood obesity.
2012 - Present: Asst. Ext. Professor, Nutrition & Health Education, and Nutrition and Health Education Specialist, in Jackson County (Kansas City). Responsible for planning, delivering, coordinating and reporting adult educational programs in nutritionist, health, food safety, nutrition and health subject-matter areas: food resource management, physical activity promotion.