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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.

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 »


  • Dr. Susan Johnson was recently awarded Tenure at the University of Colorado.
  • Dr. Matt Haemer has been accepted to participate in the Dannon Institute Nutrition Leadership Institute, June 6-11, 2015
  • Dr. Susan Johnson serves as Co-PD on new USDA Grant "Bridging Home and Preschool Environments to Promote Healthy Eating and Activity Behaviors and prevent Obesity in Early Childhood: To study the impact of parent-child interaction in eating and physical activity and child-care environments in obesity prevention for young children."
  • 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.