Richard Coffey

Richard Coffey

Chair
Extension Professor

Richard.Coffey@uky.edu
Phone (859) 257-2686
Fax (859) 257-2534

Department of Animal and Food Sciences
907 W.P. Garrigus Building
Lexington KY 40546-0215

Specialties
Nutrition

Professional Profile

Chair and Professor

Education

1994 Ph.D., Swine Nutrition (Minor in Biochemistry), University of Kentucky
1990 M.S., Swine Nutrition, Oklahoma State University
1986 B.S., Animal Science, Oklahoma State University

Professional Experience

2015 to present, Chair, Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences, University of Kentucky

2012-2015, Director, University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

2007 to present, Extension Professor, Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences, University of Kentucky

2000-2007, Associate Extension Professor, Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences, University of Kentucky

1994-2000, Assistant Extension Professor, Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences, University of Kentucky

1990-1994, Senior Research Analyst, Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences, University of Kentucky

1990-1994, Graduate Research Assistant, Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences, University of Kentucky

1986-1990, Graduate Research Assistant, Dept. of Animal Science, Oklahoma State University

Responsibilities

100% Administration

Honors

2015 Hall of Fame Award from Kentucky Pork Producers Association

2011 Honorary State FFA Degree from National FFA Organization

2011 Extension Award from Southern Section American Society of Animal Science

1999 Outstanding Service Award from Kentucky Pork Producers Association

Professional Societies

American Society of Animal Science (ASAS)

Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST)