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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 Fellow Spotlight:

Jamie Moore, MD                                                        
Nutrition T32 Fellowship:  August 2016 - present
Clinical Fellowship:  August 2015 - July 2016.
Mentors Janet Snell-Bergeron, PhD, yr 1; 
Richard Boles, PhD, yr 2.
Research Topic, Current:  Gender differences in cardiovascular disease among Type 1 Diabetics;
Other/Future: Improved risk stratification for co-morbidity prevention among obese youth.



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 »



  • Congratulations to Dr. Dana Dabelea and Dr. Katherine Sauder, who were recently awarded an NIH (NIDDK) R01 grant entitled "Reducing Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes in American Indian Youth: Tribal Turning Point."
  • Upcoming Nutrition Seminars: 
    • Dr. Marc Cornier, Thursday, November 30, 12-1:00pm, A01-4101
    • Dr. Corey Rynders, Thursday, December 12, 12-1:00pm, A01-2101.


Nutrition Seminar Schedule Autumn 2017.pdfNutrition Seminar Schedule Autumn 2017.pdf