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Welcome to Nutrition

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

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.

Clinical Services 

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 »



  • Darcy Thompson promoted to Associate Professor
  • Renee Porter received the Nursing Excellence Award in "Excellent in Advocacy" from Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Minghua Tang is the Principal Investigator of the "High protein consumption from meat vs. dairy as complementary foods on infant growth, body composition and gut microbiome: a controlled feeding study."
  • For the lastest information on our section, please view our section report​.




  • When: April 10, noon
    Topic: Bone Health
  • Speaker:  ​Vanessa Sherk, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Pediatrics – Section of Nutrition