Metabolic Phenotyping Nutrition Core for Clinical Research

The CCI Nutrition Core provides research diets, nutrition intake data collection and analysis, and patient nutrition assessment using a variety of modalities for research studies conducted through the CCI inpatient, outpatient, and extended off-site facilities. Services are provided in accordance with research study and design, protocol orders and participant requirements.

The mission of BWH CCI Nutrition is to...

  • Educate, train & mentor investigators, students, and colleagues in areas of nutrition research methodology, study design and implementation.
  • Advance nutrition research as an integral component of the research studies within the Center for Clinical Investigation.
  • Translate nutrition research findings for health professionals and public health policy and application.



BWH Tower 9AB      


221 Longwood Avenue

Hours of Operation:

Metabolic Kitchen: Daily 7am-6pm 
Dietitian/supervisor on duty weekdays, 7:30am-6pm; Sundays 9:30am-6pm

Find information on charges and fees on the Partners Core Website


Primary Contact:

Leigh Keating, MS, RD, LDN, CBDT
Director of Nutrition Research
Phone: 617-732-7783           

Secondary Contacts:

Karen Yee, MS, RD
Phone: 617-732-8166            

Kristina Secinaro, MS, RD
Phone: 617-732-7783