Lindsey Locks, ScD
Assistant Professor
Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
Dept of Health Sciences

ScD, Harvard School of Public Health
MPH, Columbia University School of Public Health

Dr. Locks is an Assistant Professor of Health Sciences at Boston University's Sargent College and an Assistant Professor of Global Health at the BU School of Public Health. She is a global health nutritional epidemiologist. She has expertise in quantitative research methods; nutrition interventions in low-resource settings; assessment of diet and nutritional status; and maternal, child and adolescent health. She has experience working in both sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia with academic institutions, UN agencies and non-governmental organizations.

Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Global Health

Iron-deficiency and non-iron-deficiency anemia in pregnancy and infant health in India
08/01/2019 - 07/31/2021 (PI)
Thrasher Research Fund

Tuberculosis: Learning the Impact of Nutrition
01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019 (Subcontract PI)
Boston Medical Center Corporation Warren Alpert Fdn


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  1. Locks LM, Patel A, Katz E, Simmons E, Hibberd P. Seasonal trends and maternal characteristics as predictors of maternal undernutrition and low birthweight in Eastern Maharashtra, India. Matern Child Nutr. 2020 Oct 01; e13087.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33006259
  2. Sinha P, Carwile M, Bhargava A, Cintron C, Acuna-Villaorduna C, Lakshminarayan S, Liu AF, Kulatilaka N, Locks L, Hochberg NS. How much do Indians pay for tuberculosis treatment? A cost analysis. Public Health Action. 2020 Sep 21; 10(3):110-117.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33134125
  3. Addo OY, Locks LM, Jefferds ME, Nanama S, Albert B, Sandalinas F, Nanema A, Whitehead RD, Mei Z, Clayton HB, Garg A, Kupka R, Tripp K. Combined infant and young child feeding with small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplementation is associated with a reduction in anemia but no changes in anthropometric status of young children from Katanga Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo: a quasi-experimental effectiveness study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2020 09 01; 112(3):683-694. PMID: 32710737
  4. Addo OY, Tripp K, Nanama S, Albert B, Sandalinas F, Nanema A, Jefferds ME, Clayton HB, Whitehead RD, Garg A, Kupka R, Locks LM. An Integrated Infant and Young Child Feeding and Small-Quantity Lipid-based Nutrient Supplementation Program Is Associated with Improved Gross Motor and Communication Scores of Children 6-18 Months in the Democratic Republic of Congo. J Pediatr. 2020 07; 222:154-163. PMID: 32122634
  5. Yam D, Aluisio AR, Perera SM, Peters JL, Cho DK, Kennedy SB, Massaquoi M, Sahr F, Smit MA, Locks L, Liu T, Levine AC. Association between multivitamin supplementation and mortality among patients with Ebola virus disease: An international multisite cohort study. Afr J Emerg Med. 2020 Mar; 10(1):23-29. PMID: 32161708
  6. Sania A, Sudfeld CR, Danaei G, Fink G, McCoy DC, Zhu Z, Fawzi MCS, Akman M, Arifeen SE, Barros AJD, Bellinger D, Black MM, Bogale A, Braun JM, van den Broek N, Carrara V, Duazo P, Duggan C, Fernald LCH, Gladstone M, Hamadani J, Handal AJ, Harlow S, Hidrobo M, Kuzawa C, Kvestad I, Locks L, Manji K, Masanja H, Matijasevich A, McDonald C, McGready R, Rizvi A, Santos D, Santos L, Save D, Shapiro R, Stoecker B, Strand TA, Taneja S, Tellez-Rojo MM, Tofail F, Yousafzai AK, Ezzati M, Fawzi W. Early life risk factors of motor, cognitive and language development: a pooled analysis of studies from low/middle-income countries. BMJ Open. 2019 10 03; 9(10):e026449. PMID: 31585969
  7. Locks LM, Dahal P, Pokharel R, Joshi N, Paudyal N, Whitehead RD, Chitekwe S, Mei Z, Lamichhane B, Garg A, Jefferds ME. Predictors of micronutrient powder (MNP) knowledge, coverage, and consumption during the scale-up of an integrated infant and young child feeding (IYCF-MNP) programme in Nepal. Matern Child Nutr. 2019 10; 15(S5):e12712. PMID: 31622040
  8. Aluisio AR, Perera SM, Yam D, Garbern S, Peters JL, Abel L, Cho DK, Kennedy SB, Massaquoi M, Sahr F, Brinkmann S, Locks L, Liu T, Levine AC. Vitamin A Supplementation Was Associated with Reduced Mortality in Patients with Ebola Virus Disease during the West African Outbreak. J Nutr. 2019 10 01; 149(10):1757-1765. PMID: 31268140
  9. Locks LM, Nanama S, Addo OY, Albert B, Sandalinas F, Nanema A, Whitehead RD, Garg A, Kupka R, Jefferds ME, Tripp K. An integrated infant and young child feeding and small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplementation programme in the Democratic Republic of Congo is associated with improvements in breastfeeding and handwashing behaviours but not dietary diversity. Matern Child Nutr. 2019 07; 15(3):e12784. PMID: 30659750
  10. Blakstad MM, Smith ER, Etheredge A, Locks LM, McDonald CM, Kupka R, Kisenge R, Aboud S, Bellinger D, Sudfeld CR, Fawzi WW, Manji K, Duggan CP. Nutritional, Socioeconomic, and Delivery Characteristics Are Associated with Neurodevelopment in Tanzanian Children. J Pediatr. 2019 04; 207:71-79.e8. PMID: 30559023
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Global Health
Quantitative and qualitative research methods
child and adolescent health
Implementation science
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