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The Board Chair has been an outstanding member of the CHeP Advisory Board since 2012.In her primary role, Angie Abbott is the Assistant Dean of Purdue’s College of Health and Human Sciences as well as the Associate Director for Purdue Extension College of Health and Human Sciences. As a registered dietitian she is also an Extension Specialist in the area of nutrition education programs that target limited resource audiences. She has professional experience in the areas of education, research, community and clinical practice.
Angie received a Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics and also completed a Master’s degree and a post-graduate dietetic internship all through Ball State University before receiving her Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from Creighton University.
At Purdue, Angie has directed the SNAP-Education program, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program and outreach efforts in the Nutrition Science Department. She is active in several professional organizations, including the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Indiana Nutrition Council, and the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior.
Recognized for her hard work, Angie has received the “Member Media Award” from the Indiana Dietetic Association and the Emerging Professional Award of Merit given on behalf of the Ball State University Alumni Association.
When Angie is not working she is a full-time “dance mom” and “baseball mom”.