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Aruna Budhram

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EFNEP Educator

8751 S. Greenwood Avenue Suite 112-122 Chicago IL 60619

(773) 651-4011
Program Areas
Illinois Nutrition Education Programs

Aruna Budhram leads the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) team, passionately delivering nutrition education to the South Side of Chicago. With a decade of experience in community health, Budhram employs the para-professional educator model to empower adults, teens, and youth in improving nutrition, food management, diet quality, food safety, and physical activity. 

Having completed her bachelor's and master's degrees in Nutrition & Dietetics and Public Health Nutrition at the University of Minnesota, Budhram joined Extension in 2017. Her profound commitment to community health stems from a genuine desire to help families make informed choices about their health. Through her leadership, she continues to make a lasting impact on the well-being of the South Side communities, fostering positive lifestyle changes.