Clinical and Translational
Research Center

How to Access the Nutrition Assessment Unit

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

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

  • Please contact Babette Zemel, PhD, CTRC 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 CTRC 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, please contact Gail Jackson at x44159 to discuss visit details:

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Saturday, December 16, 2017

  • Specific registration and scheduling details will be discussed during the start-up meeting. For example, the 3550 location requires subject registration using eTRACK.
  • 3550 Market, 4th floor, Nutrition Assessment Unit: Please contact to schedule subjects. Research subjects must be registered and scheduled in eTRACK; please go to the Clinical Trial Financial Management intranet site for instructions. To access eTRACK Login use your Active Directory User name and password.
  • Main 7 Northwest Tower Nutrition Assessment Unit: Please contact Gail Jackson, Senior Technician, at x44159 or email: jacksonga [at] to schedule appointments.