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Patricia A. Kendall, PhD.


Professor and Extension Specialist Food Science and Human Nutrition

Contact Info

Phone: (970) 491-1945   Office: Rm 200 Gifford Bldg.

Email:   Lab:


Fields of Expertise

1.) Education and Outreach

Areas of Interest

 Food and water qualityFood safety education


Dr. Patricia Kendall is a professor and extension food safety specialist in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO. A native of Kansas, Dr. Kendall received her B.S. in Home Economics Education and M.S. in Food and Nutrition from Kansas State University. Her Ph.D. is in Nutrition Education from Colorado State University. Dr. Kendall’s research and outreach work focuses on communicating with consumers about health risks, particularly risks associated with the safety of the food and water supply. In 2007, Dr. Kendall served as a visiting professor at the University of Canberra in Canberra, Australia. She is the author of more than 130 publications for scientific and lay audiences and 2000+ newspaper columns on food and nutrition topics.