How to Access the Nutrition Assessment Unit

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

  • Please contact Babette Zemel, PhD, CHPS Nutrition Core Director, at x41669, email Zemel [at] email.chop.edu 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. Specific registration and scheduling details will be discussed during the start-up meeting.
  • 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 or OnCore. Instructions are below.
  • 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 in 2020 for patient visits from 8 AM to 1 PM, please contact Gail Jackson at x44159 to discuss visit details:
    • January 11
    • February 15
    • March 21
    • April 18
    • May 16
    • June 20
    • July 18
    • August 15
    • September 19
    • October 17
    • November 21
    • December 19