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

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?