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Welcome to Nutrition

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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.

                -  Nancy F. Krebs, MD, MS,  Head, Section of Nutrition
 

Nutrition Faculty Spotlight:

Suzanne Paul, FNP
Sr. Instructor
Suzanne Paul is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Program Coordinator for the Lifestyle Medicine Clinic at Children’s Hospital Colorado, treating children and adolescents struggling with obesity. Suzanne began her nursing career in 1996 after graduating from the University of Virginia School of Nursing with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing. She subsequently gained knowledge and skills in nursing through working on a general Medical Surgical Unit and then transitioned to Mother/ Baby care and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. In 2000 she graduated from Emory University with a Master's in Nursing and began her career in management of the HIV positive child, adolescent, and pregnant women. In her role in the Children's Hospital Immunodeficiency Program (CHIP) Suzanne managed patient's medical needs as well as increased her skills in research protocol management. In 2015, Suzanne was accepted into the Duke Johnson and Johnson Nurse Leadership Fellowship in Raleigh, North Carolina. During her fellowship, she created a Telemedicine Clinic for the CHIP team after recognizing the greatest population of children outside of the Denver metro area, was drawn from a county just over an hour away from the metropolitan city of Denver.  Suzanne recently received the Dalice Miller Herzberg Award from the University of Colorado School of Medicine for her outstanding volunteer service outside of the hospital.  In her new role in Lifestyle Medicine, her goal is to increase the clinic's Telehealth presence throughout the state of Colorado. Suzanne is excited to increase her knowledge of chronic disease management to include pediatric obesity and continue to grow the Lifestyle Medicine Program.

 

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

 
 
 

EducationEDUCATION
Education at all levels of training for health care providers, including Clinical and Post-Doc Fellowships  in Pediatric Nutrition.  MORE »

 
 
 

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

 
 
 

HIGHLIGHTS & NEWS

  • Congratulations to Nancy Krebs, MD, MS, Section Head of Nutrition, who will be inducted as an American Society for Nutrition Fellow on Sunday, June 9, 3019.  “To be inducted as a Fellow of the Society is the highest honor ASN bestows, recognizing individuals for significant discoveries and distinguished careers in the field of nutrition.” 

 

The Nutrition Seminar Series will resume in September 2019.