Food Innovation Center

Collaborating for a healthier, hunger-free world.

Sarah Keim, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
College of Medicine

Principal Investigator

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(614) 722-3182

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Primary Food Innovation Center Area: Biomedical Nutrition, Obesity
Areas of Expertise: polyunsaturated fatty acids, children, pregnancy, brain development, breastfeeding

I can contribute my expertise in epidemiology and clinical trials focusing on infant and toddler nutrition.  I frequently participate in multidisciplinary collaborations and would be open to continuing that through the FIC.

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FIC Member Sarah Keim Finds Some Breast Milk Sold Online Was Mixed with Cow's Milk

Breast milk purchased online might not be what you think it is. Read more

Purchased Breast Milk Putting Babies at Risk

Many new mothers are resorting to buying human breast milk online when they cannot provide their own milk. In 2011, there were over 13,000 ads posted to donate, sell, or purchase human breast milk in the U.S. Results from a 2012 FIC Seed Grant project led by Sarah A. Keim, PhD, principal investigator in the Center for Biobehavioral Health at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, found more than three-fourths of breast milk samples purchased over the Internet contained bacteria that can cause illness, and frequently exhibited signs of poor collection, storage or shipping practices. Read more

FIC Member Research on the Today Show

FIC member Dr. Sarah Keim discusses the practice of buying and selling breast milk on the internet with various media sources. Read more

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