Last updated on: 12/27/2019 | Author: ProCon.org

Nancy F. Krebs, MD Biography

Title:
Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Position:
Pro to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
Reasoning:

“Drinking three 8-oz glasses of milk per day will achieve the recommended adequate intake of calcium in children 4 to 8 years of age, and four 8- to 10- oz glasses of milk will provide the adequate calcium intake for adolescents.”

“Optimizing Bone Health and Calcium Intakes of Infants, Children, and Adolescents,” Pediatrics , 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhDs, MDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to milk. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to milk.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
  • Chairperson, Committee on Nutrition, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2001-present
  • Head of Section of Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1998-present
  • Medical Director for the Department of Coordinated Nutritional Services, The Children’s Hospital, 1993-present
  • Co-Chair, Task Force on Obesity, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Board Member, Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences
  • Member, Committee on Nutrition, American Academy of Pediatrics, 1997-2001
  • Associate Director of Education, Center for Human Nutrition, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 1990-1999
Education:
  • MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 1987
  • MS, Human Nutrition, University of Maryland, 1979
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Drinking Milk the Best Way for People to Incorporate Calcium into Their Diet?