Linda Boeckner

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Linda Boeckner

Interim Department Chair and Professor

PhD Nutrition, 1982, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
MS Nutrition, 1977, Case Western Reserve University
BS Home Economics, 1975, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Current Assignment in the College of Education and Human Sciences: 

30% Program Leader, 60% Extension, 10% Teaching
Program Leader for Human Sciences Extension; Professor and Extension Nutrition Specialist

Provide program direction for Nebraska Extension programs that impact children, youth and families, particularly related to healthful living and well-being.  Research and extension interests include behavioral changes that lead to healthier outcomes, particularly for vulnerable populations.





Areas of Expertise:

    Provide program direction for Nebraska Extension programs that impact children, youth and families, particularly related to healthful living and well-being.
    Research and extension interests include behavioral changes that lead to healthier outcomes, particularly for vulnerable populations.

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
Member Inductee, Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement, 2006.Omtvedt Innovation Award, Institute for Agriculture and Natural Resources. 2005.Gamma Sigma Delta Extension Award, 2004.Excellence in Team Programming - NU For Families, University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension, 2002.Educational Technology Team Award to Henneman, A and Boeckner, L. National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Science, 2002.Distinguished Extension Specialist Award, Nebraska Cooperative Extension and Dean Kenneth R. Bolen, 1998.NCEA Specialist Section Distinguished Service Award, Nebraska Cooperative Extension Association Specialist Section, 1997.Outstanding Extension Specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, College of Home Economics, 1993.
Experience
2013 to present, Human Sciences Program Leader and Nutrition Specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska Extension and Nutrition and Health Sciences1987-2008, Extension Nutrition Specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Panhandle Research and Extension Center; 2008-2013, District Director, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Panhandle Research and Extension Center
Memberships
Academy of Nutrition and DieteticsSociety for Nutrition Education and Behavior