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812 W. Mitch Daniels Blvd.

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Angela Abbott

Assistant Dean College of Health and Human Sciences

HHS Extension


Dr. Angie Abbott is the Assistant Dean for Outreach and Engagement in the College of Health & Human Sciences and Associate Director for Purdue Extension. She is a registered dietitian and Extension Specialist in the area of nutrition education programs that target limited resource audiences. In her leadership role she works in the area of employee engagement and leadership styles. Dr. Abbott provides statewide leadership for Purdue Extension programs that focus on food, family, money, and health. She serves as the Principal Investigator of the Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program (Indiana’s SNAP-Education and EFNEP Program), which works to make the healthy choice the easy choice where limited-resource Hoosiers live, eat, work, play and shop.


  • EdD, 2017, Educational Leadership, Creighton University
  • MS, 1998, Family and Consumer Sciences, Ball State University
  • BS, 1997, Dietetics, Ball State University