Kimberly Butterfield

Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences

Education Background

  • Master of Public Health, Community Health Education, Virginia Tech, 2014
  • Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology & International Affairs, Sweet Briar College, 2009

Work Experience

Kim began working with health and wellness issues during her undergraduate research, focusing on diet and chronic disease management. After college, Kim served through AmeriCorps in the National AIDS Fund’s national service program in Washington, DC. Kim later became an inaugural member of Feeding America’s Child Hunger Corps team, addressing childhood hunger through programmatic interventions in southwest Virginia.

In 2014, Kim received her Masters of Public Health from Virginia Tech. During that program, Kim served as a program manager for the Appalachian Community Cancer Network’s Walk by Faith program in Giles County and project coordinator of the Let’s Talk Public Health youth initiative. Following graduation, Kim joined the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine as a medical education coordinator for the interprofessionalism domain. Kim joined the Roanoke office in February 2016 and was promoted to full Extension Agent in 2020.

Kimberly Butterfield