Joanne D. Burke
Joanne D. Burke is a clinical professor and registered dietitian in the Department of Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems at the University of New Hampshire (UNH). She is also the director of the UNH master’s of science in Nutritional Sciences with Dietetic Internship and senior faculty fellow for the UNH Sustainability Institute. She began working at the UNH Durham campus in 2004. Dr. Burke specializes in community nutrition and food systems, sustainability, dietary patterns, race and equity, and food security. She was able to connect Alex to other professionals working with UNH Cooperative Extension, the NH Food Bank, and Farm-to-School program staff who were integral to making Alex’s multifaceted project a success. An experienced faculty mentor through the Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research, Dr. Burke was impressed with Alex’s dedication, intelligence, self-direction, attention to detail, and enthusiasm.