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West Lafayette, IN 47907

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Lisa Graves

Assistant Program Leader

HHS Extension


Lisa Graves is an Assistant Program Leader for Purdue Extension in the College of Health and Human Sciences. She provides training to new Extension Educators and builds Extension’s relationships with faculty. She assists with the development and evaluation of educational programs to improve the health of individuals and communities throughout Indiana.

Prior to Lisa’s current role with Purdue Extension, she served as an Extension Specialist and Limited-Term Lecturer for the undergraduate nutrition communications course in the Department of Nutrition Science. As a School and Community Nutrition Specialist at the Indiana Department of Education, Lisa coordinated several USDA Team Nutrition Grants and provided technical assistance to school food service professionals on a variety of topics.

Lisa earned a BS in Dietetics and Nutrition, Fitness, and Health from Purdue University and a MS in Family and Consumer Sciences from Eastern Illinois University. Lisa is also a Registered Dietitian.


  • MS, RD, LD

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

  • Purdue Extension's Navigating Difference
  • Mental Health First Aid (Adult program)

Selected Honors/Awards

  • Staff Engagement Award/College of Health and Human Sciences - 2020