Professor and Section Head
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Nancy F. Krebs, MD, MS is a Professor of Pediatrics, Head of the Division of Nutrition in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She obtained her M.D. from the University of Colorado, and is board certified in General Pediatrics, Clinical Nutrition and Pediatric GI. Dr. Krebs’ research has focused on the impact of nutrition and feeding on both impaired and excessive growth of infants and young children in both U.S. and international settings. She has conducted extensive research applying stable isotope methodologies to characterize zinc and iron homeostasis and requirements in vulnerable populations, including infants and young children in austere settings consuming supplements, micronutrient powders, and biofortified foods. Current international research investigates impact of a pre-conception nutrition intervention to improve fetal and infant growth in low resource settings in 4 countries. She has over 250 research and scholarly publications. Research sponsors include the NIH, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and others. She is the PI for an NIH-supported T32 post-doctoral Training Program in Nutrition. Other recent leadership roles include Expert Collaborative for the USDA-HHS Dietary Guidance Development Project for Infants and Toddlers (B-24); NIH Nutrition Research Thought Leader Panel; and International Zinc Nutrition Consultative Group (IZiNCG).