How to Access the Nutrition Assessment Unit

  • All studies require IRB and CHPS approval before CHPS services can be provided.

*To utilize CHPS resources, please contact the appropriate CHPS Core Director for a startup meeting prior to scheduling research subjects.

  • Please contact Babette Zemel, PhD, CHPS Nutrition Core Director, at x41669, email Zemel [at] when planning use of the Core. Dr. Zemel is available to give guidance during the protocol development phase as to the particular tests available to best support the goals of a project. As Core Director, Dr. Zemel oversees all Core operations to ensure a high quality of service.
  • Please contact John Krall, Administrative Director - x42215 or x51790, for cost of core services.
  • Investigators are asked to meet with the Nutrition Assessment staff (contact Gail Jackson x44159) to discuss your protocol at least 4 weeks prior to registering and scheduling subjects.
  • Study Coordinators are asked to meet or escort study subjects to the CHPS Nutrition Assessment area at the time of the appointment.
  • General hours of operation are 8 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday. Early morning, evening and Saturday hours may be available upon request.
  • The following Saturday dates are available for patient visits from 8 AM to 1 PM, please contact Gail Jackson at x44159 to discuss visit details:
                        Saturday, December 15, 2018

    Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Saturday, February 16, 2019
    Saturday, March 16, 2019
    Saturday, April 13, 2019
    Saturday, May 18, 2019
    Saturday, June 15, 2019
    Saturday, July 20, 2019
    Saturday, August 17, 2019
    Saturday, September 21, 2019
    Saturday, October 19, 2019
    Saturday, November 16, 2019
    Saturday, December 14, 2019

  • Specific registration and scheduling details will be discussed during the start-up meeting. Subjects are registered using eTRACK.
  • Subjects are initally scheduled for services at both locations (3550 Market, 4th floor and Main 7 Northwest Tower) using an EPIC In-Basket request. Once the Nutrition Assessment Core confirms the appointment, the visits can be scheduled in eTRACK. Instructions are below.

Updated November 2018