The Institute Of Human Nutrition

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Emergency Information



Protocol for Student Emergencies

In cases of illness (physical or mental), contact the student health services office at (212) 304-3400

In cases of injury, crime victimization, etc. refer to:
Columbia University Health Sciences Security Office at (212) 305-8100

For other emergencies contact Program designees in the following order:

Advisors of the M.S. Program:

  • Sally A. Lederman, Ph.D.
    Special Lecturer, Institute of Human Nutrition and Mailman School of Public Health
    Office: PH 15 East – 1512 (212) 305-4808
  • Sharon R. Akabas, Ph.D.
    Director, M.S. Program
    Office: PH 15 East – 1512 (212) 305-4808

Advisor of Ph.D. Program:

  • Debra J. Wolgemuth, Ph.D.
    Director, Ph.D. Program in Nutritional and Metabolic Biology
    Office: Russ Berrie 6-608,  (212) 851-4754

Administrative Coordinator and Director:

  • Ms. Deborah Eng, Administrative Coordinator
    Office: PH 15 East – 1512 (212) 305-4808
  • Richard J. Deckelbaum, M.D.
    Director, Institute of Human Nutrition
    Office: PH 15 East – 1512 (212) 305-4808


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630 West 168th Street, PH1512
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY 10032
212 305-4808