How to Access the Nutrition Assessment Unit

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