U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-451-2064
Email: mcdadengutterc@mail.nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • Emerging Leaders ProgramHHS2003-2005
  • Ph.D.University of Vermont2002
  • M.S.Delaware State University1997

Crystal McDade-Ngutter, Ph.D., M.S.

Health Program Specialist, NIH Division of Nutrition Research Coordination

Current Responsibilities and Activities

As a health program specialist at the DNRC, I advise Division staff on research programs and provide technical assistance on nutrition research and training.  My responsibilities include management of food safety coordination and oversight of efforts to integrate food safety, food quality, and nutrition.  I represent the Division in regional, national, and international events and organize meetings, workshops, and conferences.  My duties also include working with Division colleagues to write and create publications.  My work supports nutrition research and training to better define the role of nutrition in the promotion and maintenance of health and in the prevention and treatment of disease. ​

Current Committee Memberships

  • Food Safety Healthy People Interagency WorkgroupMember
  • Food Safety and Nutrition Working GroupChair and Coordinator
  • Pre and Probiotics Working GroupCoordinator
  • Nutrition Healthy People Interagency WorkgroupMember
  • NIH Nutrition Coordinating CommitteeMember