Dr. Kaume is an Associate Extension Professional, and Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health for the University of Missouri Extension. She serves 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. Lydia plans and delivers programs focused on health and wellness, chronic disease management and prevention and prevention of childhood obesity.
2012 - Present: Associate Extension Professional, and Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health for the University of Missouri Extension. Serves 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."