{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Doris Howes Calloway: Contributions to USDA Human Metabolic Research

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Activity Number 172555, Levels 1 and 2

The authors discuss in detail the research conducted by Dr. Doris Calloway that resulted in significant advances in protein, energy, and mineral metabolism. Her research also led to the development of national and international dietary standards and policies and the creation of the Western Human Nutrition Research Center.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe the origin of the Western Human Nutrition Research Center (WHNRC).
  2. Summarize the importance and impact of Dr. Calloway initiating a metabolic facility for human nutrition research.
  3. Identify the various research procedures and staff roles created by Dr. Calloway for data collection and analysis during the metabolic nutrition studies she performed.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will be able to demonstrate knowledge about Dr. Doris Howes Calloway?s contributions to USDA human nutrition metabolic research by achieving a posttest score of 70% or greater.
Price: $21.95


  • CDR 0.5 CPEU

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), provider number LI001. Registered dietitians (RDs) will receive 0.5 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for successful completion of this program/material, CPE Levels 1 and 2. Activity Number 172555.

Professions: Dietetic Professional
Test Code: NT0922BDP
Published: Sep/Oct 2022
Expires: 3/1/2024
Sources: Nutrition Today
Required Passing Score: 8/10 (80%)
Authors: Molly J. Kretsch, PhD; Allison A. Yates, PhD; Janet C. King, PhD; Nancy F. Butte, PhD, MPH; Suzanne P. Murphy, PhD; Mary L. Blackburn, PhD, MPH