Janet King, Ph.D., R.D.

Janet C. King

Position Title
Associate in the AES, Department of Nutrition; Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley

GGNB Faculty



  • Intern, Dietetics, Walter Reed General Hospital, Washington, D.C.
  • B.S., Dietetics, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Ph.D., Nutrition, University of California, Berkeley

Research Interests

Using stable isotopes and kinetic modeling techniques, Dr. King´s research group studies how calcium and zinc utilization is affected by different physiological states, such as pregnancy, lactation, aging, or insufficient or excessive intakes.