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Welcome to Nutrition

Nancy F. Krebs, MD, MS, Professor of Pediatrics, Head, Section of Nutrition

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Renee Porter, RN, MS, ND recently received the Department of Pediatrics Barbara A. Quarantillo Award and was promoted to Senior Instructor with Distinction at the October 2, State of the Department address.

The mission of the Section of Pediatric Nutrition is to enhance the health of all infants and children through research and the promotion of best practices for nutrition and physical activity in health and disease.

Our academic mission includes research, clinical care, education and training, and community outreach.

Please explore our Web site for more information, and contact us if you have any questions.


A comprehensive range of clinical nutrition support, with expertise available from physicians board certified in clinical nutrition.  MORE »


Education at all levels of training for health care providers, including a Fellowship in Pediatric NutritionMORE »


Areas of research focus include energy balance & metabolism, micronutrients, obesity, prevention programs... MORE »



  • The October 22, 2015 Pediatric Nutrition Seminar  will feature Dr. Kristina Legget, Thursday, October 22, 12-1PM in A01 4101.

  • Anschutz Medical Campus Now More Breastfeeding Friendly!  Dr. Bridget Young has been instrumental in expanding and furnishing lactation rooms for use for nursing mothers on campus.

  • For the latest information on our section, please view our section report.