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Welcome to 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.

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

Nutrition Fellow Spotlight:

Kameron Moding, PhD                          
Nutrition Postdoctoral Fellowship:  
 2016 - present
Mentor Susan L. Johnson, PhD
Research Topic:  The development of healthy eating behaviors and growth in infants, toddlers, and young children.



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 Clinical and Post-Doc Fellowships  in Pediatric Nutrition.  MORE »


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



  • Kristen Boyle, PhD recently received a 5-year R01 grant from NIH-NIDDK for her project:  Epigenetic programming of infant mesenchymal stem cells:  mechanisms for obesity and diabetes risk in humans.


  • Nancy F. Krebs, MD, MS, Nichole A Reisdorph, PhD, and Wayne W Campbell, PhD (Purdue) recently received an R01 grant from NIH-NIDDK for their project: Predicting health outcomes of Mediterranean diet via metabolomics of foods and biospecimens.

Nutrition Seminars begin again on Thursday, October 11th.  See the Fall Seminar Schedule here.