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Pediatrics - Adolescent and Sports Medicine

Houston, Texas

BCM pediatricians care for children in various clinical and hospital environments.
Pediatric Adolescent & Sports Medicine
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Roberta Anding, M.S., RD, LD, CDE, CSSD


Director, Sports Nutrition, Section of Adolescent Medicine and Sports Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital

Clinical Service Area

Pediatrics and Sports Medicine


Adolescent & Sports Medicine

Graduate School

M.S. Nutrition - Louisiana State University

Clinical Interests

Sports nutrition, disordered eating, and metabolic syndrome/diabetes

Research Interests

  • Interdisciplinary management of obesity in adolescents
  • Vitamin D status of athletes

Current Research and Funding

Prevalence of Vitamin D Insufficiency in Athletes

Professional Organizations

  • Sports and Cardiovascular Nutrition Group/American Dietetic Association
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Joint Commission on Sports Science and Medicine

Awards and Honors

  • Texas Distinguished Dietician Award, 2008
  • Houston Area Dietetic Association Distinguished Dietician Award, 2007
  • Texas Dietetic Association Media Award, 2006
  • Houston Area Dietetic Association Media Award, 2006


  • Chacko MR, Anding R, Kozinetz CA, Grover JL, Smith PB. Neural Tube Defects: Knowledge and Preconceptional Prevention in Minority Young Women. Pediatrics 2003;112:536-54.
  • Raney MS, Anding R, Fay V, Polk G. A Pilot Study to Assess the Use of Megesterol Acetate to Promote Weight Gain in Frail Elderly Persons Residing in Long Term Care. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2000;1:154-158.
  • Upchurch SL, Anding R, Brown SA. Promoting Weight Loss in Type 2 Diabetes. Practical Diabetiology.1999;13(3):22-28.
  • Anding R. Nutritional Support of the Critically Ill Older Patient. Critical Care Nursing Quarterly.1996;19:13-22.

Roberta Anding, M.S., RD, LD, CDE, CSSD

Contact Information

6701 Fannin, Ste. 1710.00
Houston, TX 77030-2399
Phone: 832-822-4005
Fax: 832-825-3689

Clinic Appointments


Clinic Location

Texas Children’s Hospital
Adolescent & Sports Medicine Service
TCH Clinical Care Center, 11th floor
6701 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77030-2399