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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. Nancy Krebs presented at the Early-life Influences on Obesity: Pre-conception to Adolescence conference held at the New York Academy of Science on September 26, 2014. View the eBriefing here.
  • The Section of Nutrition welcomes Assistant Professor Bridget E. Young, PhD, CLC, to the faculty beginning January 1, 2015.
  • For the latest information on our section, please view our section report.