Jim Krebs-Smith : NIDDK

Jim Krebs-Smith

NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Building 2DEM, Room 626
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892
Tel: 301-594-8823
Fax: 301-480-3768
Email: KrebsJ@mail.nih.gov

Current Position:
Human Nutrition Research Information Management (HNRIM) Program Director, NIH Division of Nutrition Research Coordination (DNRC)

Current Portfolio/Responsibilities:

Oversees all activities related to administration of the HNRIM System, the only congressionally mandated, government-wide nutrition research and training data base.  This program provides data that form the basis for many Federal reports including the Annual Report of the NIH Program in Biomedical and Behavioral Nutrition Research and Training, as well as many of the nutrition-related Congressional reports and testimonies.  Provides direction and coordination for the scientific accuracy and all administrative- and computer-related activities needed to develop, maintain and service the HNRIM System including data compilation, updating, organizing and assessing data from various sources, quality control, and website and data base maintenance.  Cooperates with the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) in identifying and capturing relevant dietary supplement research, and providing a subset of HNRIM data for the CARDS (Computer Access to Research on Dietary Supplements) database that is maintained by the ODS.


Previous Training and Experience:

B.S., Food Science, Dietetics, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL (1977)

R.D., Dietetic Internship, Saint Paul-Ramsey Medical Center, Saint Paul, Minnesota (1978)

M.P.H., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (1980)

Nutrition Education Specialist; Nutrition and Technical Services Division, Food and Nutrition Service, USDA, Washington, DC (1981-1982)

Instructor in Nutrition, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (1982-1986)

Coordinator; Food and Nutrition Information Center, National Agricultural Library, USDA, Beltsville, MD (1986-1989)

HNRIM System Coordinator; NIH DNRC, Bethesda, MD (1991-2004)

Committees/ Working Groups:

NIH Nutrition Coordinating Committee

NIH Knowledge Management Content Expert, Nutrition

NIDDK Web Liaison Committee

NIDDK SIMON (Scientific Information Management Online Network) Working Group

Other Activities:

Ad hoc Reviewer, Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

Page last updated: September 01, 2007

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