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Jennifer McCaffrey

jennifer mccaffrey
Family and Consumer Sciences Assistant Dean

905 S Goodwin Ave 520 Bevier Hall, Urbana IL 61801

Program Areas
Extension Administration and Leadership
Consumer and Family Economics
Family Life
Illinois Nutrition Education Programs
Nutrition and Wellness

Jennifer McCaffrey is the Assistant Dean for the Family and Consumer Sciences programs at University of Illinois Extension. In her position she focuses on building healthier families by providing statewide leadership for Extension programs in nutrition, family relationships, and personal finance. She has extensive experience in developing and implementing programs for limited resource families and currently oversees two federal grants that provide nutrition education for families throughout Illinois. She loves the opportunity to work collaboratively with community partners to address health issues and is passionate about building systems to help Illinois residents live a healthy lifestyle.