Sarah A. Keim, PhD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

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The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital
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Columbus, Ohio 43205 [ map ]
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Biography

Sarah A. Keim, MA, MS, PhD is a principal investigator in the Center for Biobehavioral Health at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in The Ohio State University College of Medicine and of Epidemiology in the College of Public Health.

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Gender:

  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Research Interests

Research Center:

Areas of Interest:

  • Contemporary infant feeding practices, including breastfeeding, human milk expression, and human milk banking and sharing
  • The role of early life nutritional factors on the cognitive development and behavior of children from infancy through preschool

Education and Training

Undergraduate School

  • College of William & Mary
    Date Completed: 06/30/1997

Graduate School

  • University of Wisconsin
    Date Completed: 06/30/1999

Graduate School

  • Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin
    Date Completed: 08/30/2005

Graduate School

  • Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina
    Date Completed: 06/30/2009

Professional Experience

2016–present

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

2011–present

  • Principal Investigator, Center for Biobehavioral Health, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH

2011–2016

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

2008–2010

  • Associate Study Director for Operations and Logistics National Children's Study, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development , National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

2005–2008

  • Deputy Director of the Program Office, National Children's Study, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

2001–2005

  • Study Coordinator, National Children's Study, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health
    Bethesda, MD

2000–2000

  • Committee Staff/PMI, Minority Staff (Rep. John Dingell D-MI)Committee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC

1999–2001

  • Presidential Management Intern, National Institutes of Health
    Bethesda, MD     
    Rotations: National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics; National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Office of Bioethics; National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Children’s Study;
    Office of the NIH Director, Office of Legislative Policy and Analysis

1999–1999

  • Laboratory Administrative Assistant, Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Medical School

1998–1999

  • Project (Research) Assistant, La Follette Institute of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Publications

  • Boone,Kelly,M; Geraghty,Sheela,R; Keim,Sarah,A. 2016. Feeding at the Breast and Expressed Milk Feeding: Associations with Otitis Media and Diarrhea in Infants.  JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS. Vol. 174, no. July: 118-125.
  • Anderson,Sarah,E; Keim,Sarah,A. 2016. Parent-Child Interaction, Self-Regulation, and Obesity Prevention in Early Childhood.  Current obesity reports. Vol. 5, no. 2. (June): 192-200.
  • Klebanoff,Mark,A; Keim,Sarah,A. 2016. RE: "MATERNAL CAFFEINE INTAKE DURING PREGNANCY AND CHILD COGNITION AND BEHAVIOR AT 4 AND 7 YEARS OF AGE" Reply.  AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY. Vol. 183, no. 9. (May): 872-873.
  • Husk,Jesse,S; Keim,Sarah,A. 2016. Breastfeeding and dietary variety among preterm children aged 1-3 years.  APPETITE. Vol. 99, no. April: 130-137.
  • Klebanoff,Mark,A; Keim,Sarah,A. 2015. Maternal Caffeine Intake During Pregnancy and Child Cognition and Behavior at 4 and 7 Years of Age.  AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY. Vol. 182, no. 12. (December): 1023-1032.
  • Anderson,Sarah,E; McNamara,Kelly; Andridge,Rebecca; Keim,Sarah,A. 2015. Executive function and mealtime behavior among preschool-aged children born very preterm.  EATING BEHAVIORS. Vol. 19, no. December: 110-114.
  • Oza-Frank,Reena; Kachoria,Rashmi; Keim,Sarah,A; Lynch,Courtney,D; Klebanoff,Mark,A. 2015. Receipt and Timing of Pregnancy-Related Preventive Health Messages Vary by Message Type and Maternal Characteristics.  AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HEALTH PROMOTION. Vol. 30, no. 2. (November): 109-116.
  • Geraghty,Sheela,R; McNamara,Kelly; Kwiek,Jesse,J; Rogers,Lynette; Klebanoff,Mark,A; Augustine,Molly; Keim,Sarah,A. 2015. Tobacco Metabolites and Caffeine in Human Milk Purchased via the Internet.  BREASTFEEDING MEDICINE. Vol. 10, no. 9. (November): 419-424.
  • Keim,Sarah,A; McNamara,Kelly; Kwiek,Jesse,J; Geraghty,Sheela,R. 2015. Drugs of Abuse in Human Milk Purchased via the Internet.  BREASTFEEDING MEDICINE. Vol. 10, no. 9. (November): 416-418.
  • Oza-Frank, R; Kachoria, R; Keim, SA; Klebanoff, MA. 2015. Provision of specific preconception care messages and associated maternal health behaviors before and during pregnancy.  American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Vol. 212, no. 3. (March): 372.e1-8.
  • Oza-Frank, R; Kachoria, R; Keim, SA; Klebanoff, MA. 2015. Provision of specific preconception care messages and associated maternal health behaviors before and during pregnancy.  American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Vol. 212, no. 3. (March): 372 e1-8.
  • Stevens, J and SA Keim. 2015. How Research on Charitable Giving Can Inform Strategies to Promote Human Milk Donations to Milk Banks.  Journal of Human Lactation. Vol. ePub ahead of print, no. February: e..
  • Oza-Frank, R; Kachoria, R; Keim, SA; Klebanoff, MA; Lynch, CD. 2014. Receipt and timing of pregnancy-related preventive health messages vary by message type and maternal characteristics.  American Journal of Health Promotion. Vol. ePub ahead of print, no. November: e..
  • Huang, L; Yu, X; Keim, SA; Li, L; Zhang, L; Zhang, J. 2014. Maternal obesity and child neurodevelopment in the Collaborative Perinatal Project.  International Journal of Epidemiology. Vol. 43, no. 3. (June): 783-92.
  • Geraghty, SR; McNamara, KA; Dillon, CE; Hogan, JS; Kwiek, JJ; Keim, SA. 2013. Buying human milk via the internet: just a click away.  Breastfeeding Medicine. Vol. 8, no. 6. (December): 474-8.
  • Keim, SA; Hogan, JS; McNamara, KA; Gudimetla, V; Dillon, CE; Kwiek, JJ; Geraghty, SR. 2013. Microbial Contamination of Human Milk Purchased Via the Internet.  Pediatrics. Vol. 132, no. 5. (November): e1227-35.
  • Keim, SA: McNamara, KA; Jayadeva, CM; Braun, AC; Dillon, CE; Geraghty, SR. 2013. Breast milk sharing via the internet: The practice and health and safety considerations.  Maternal and Child Health Journal. Vol. ePub ahead of print, no. October: x-x.
  • Keim, SA; Branum, AM. 2013. Dietary intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids and fish among U.S. children 12 to 60 months of age.  Maternal and Child Nutrition. Vol. ePub ahead of print, no. September: x-x.
  • Oza-Frank, R; Keim, SA. 2013. Should obese women gain less weight in pregnancy than recommended?.  BIRTH. Vol. 40, no. 2. (May): 1-8.
  • Rogers, LK; Valentine, CJ; Keim, SA. 2013. DHA supplementation: Current implications in pregnancy and childhood.  Pharmacological Research. Vol. 70, no. 1. (April): 13-9. PubMed ID: 23266567
  • Keim,Sarah; Branum,Amy,M; Peck,Joshua. 2013. What are US Children Under Two Eating? Results from NHANES (2003-2008).  FASEB JOURNAL. Vol. 27, no. April: e1.
  • Keim, SA; Daniels, JL; Siega-Riz, AM; Herring, AH; Dole, N; Scheidt, PC. 2012. Breastfeeding and long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid intake in the first 4 post-natal months and infant cognitive development: an observational study.  Maternal and Child Nutrition. Vol. 8, no. 4. (October): 471-482. PubMed ID: 21615865
  • Keim, SA; Fletcher, EN; Tepoel, MRW; McKenzie, LB. 2012. Injuries Associated With Bottles, Pacifiers, and Sippy Cups in the United States, 1991-2010.  Pediatrics. Vol. 129, no. 6. (June): 1104-1110. PubMed ID: 22585773
  • Keim, SA; Daniels, JL; Siega-Riz, AM; Dole, N; Herring, AH; Scheidt, PC. 2012. Depressive symptoms during pregnancy and the concentration of fatty acids in breast milk.  Journal of Human Lactation. Vol. 28, no. 2. (May): 189-95. PubMed ID: 22223516
  • Keim, SA; Pruitt, NT. 2012. Gestational weight gain and child cognitive development.  International Journal of Epidemiology. Vol. 41, no. 2. (April): 414-22. PubMed ID: 22314966
  • Branum, AM; Parker, JD; Keim, SA; Schempf, AH. 2011. Prepregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain in relation to child body mass index among siblings.  American Journal of Epidemiology. Vol. 174, no. 10. (November): 1159-65. PubMed ID: 21984656
  • Klebanoff, MA; Keim, SA. 2011. Epidemiology: The Changing Face of Preterm Birth.  Clinics in Perinatology. Vol. 38, no. 3. (September): 339-50. PubMed ID: 21890013
  • Keim,S,A. 2011. OVERWEIGHT OR OBESITY AND CHANGES IN COGNITIVE ABILITY IN CHILDHOOD: MEASUREMENTS AT 2 TIME POINTS. In 3rd North American Congress of Epidemiology
  • Keim, SA; Daniels, JL; Dole, N; Herring, AH; Siega-Riz, AM; Scheidt, PC. 2011. A prospective study of maternal anxiety, perceived stress, and depressive symptoms in relation to infant cognitive development.  Early Human Development. Vol. 87, no. 5. (May): 373-380. PubMed ID: 21420261
  • Branum,A,M; Keim,S,A; Parker,J,D. 2010. GESTATATIONAL WEIGHT GAIN AND CHILD BMI ATAGE 4 AMONG SIBLINGS. In 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Epidemiologic-Research
  • Keim, SA; Kimmel, CA. 2010. The National Children's Study: Linking Exposures to Effects in Children's Environmental Health. In Comprehensive Toxicology. 2nd ed. Edited by McQueen, CA. Oxford: Elsevier.
  • Keim, SA; Branum, AM; Klebanoff, MA; Zemel, BS. 2009. Maternal body mass index and daughters' age at menarche.  Epidemiology. Vol. 20, no. 5. (September): 677-681. PubMed ID: 19602980
  • Keim,S,A; Daniels,J; Siega-Riz,A,M; Dole,N. 2009. LONG-CHAIN POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS FROM BREASTMILK AND FORMULA AND INFANT COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT. In 42nd Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Epidemiologic-Research
  • Keim,S,A. 2008. Association between maternal body mass index and daughter's age at menarche. In 41st Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Epidemiologic-Research
  • Keim,S,A; Klebanoff,M,A. 2007. Preterm and small-for-gestational age at birth and risk of depression, depression during pregnancy and postpartum in adulthood. In 40th Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Epidemiologic-Research
  • Sapienza J, Fleischman AR, Keim S, Corbie-Smith G. 2007. Community engagement in epidemiological research.  Ambulatory Pediatrics. Vol. 7, no. 3. (May): 247-252.
  • Sapienza, JN; Corbie-Smith, G; Keim, S; Fleischman, AR. 2007. Community engagement in epidemiological research.  Ambulatory Pediatrics. Vol. 7, no. 3. (May): 247-252.
  • Keim, SA; Klebanoff, MA. 2006. Aspirin use and miscarriage risk.  Epidemiology. Vol. 17, no. 4. (July): 435-439.
  • Keim, SA. 2005. An overview of the National Children's Study of children's health and the environment.  Children, Youth, Environments. Vol. 15, no. 1. (May): 240-56.
  • Branum, AM; Collman, GW; Correa, A; Keim, SA; Kessel, W; Kimmel, CA; Klebanoff, MA; Longnecker, MP; Mendola, P; Rigas, M; Selevan, SG; Scheidt, PC; Schoendorf, K; Smith-Khuri, E; Yeargin-Allsopp, M. 2003. The National Children's Study of Environmental Effects on Child Health and Development.  Environmental Health Perspectives. Vol. 111, no. 4. (April): 642-646.
  • Zheng, TZ; Cantor, KP; Zhang, YW; Keim, S; Lynch, CF. 2001. Occupational risk factors for brain cancer: A population-based case-control study in Iowa.  Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Vol. 43, no. 4. (April): 317-324.
  • Keim, SA; Alavanja, MCR. 2001. Pesticide use by persons who reported a high pesticide exposure event in the Agricultural Health Study.  Environmental Research. Vol. 85, no. 3. (March): 256-259.
  • Keim, SA; McNamara, KA; Dillon, CE; Strafford, K; Ronau, R; McKenzie, LB; Geraghty, SR. Breast Milk Sharing: Awareness and Participation among Women in the Moms2Moms Study.  Breastfeeding Medicine.
  • Keim, SA; Klebanoff, MA; Bodnar, L. Maternal and cord blood 25(OH)-vitamin D concentrations and child development and behavior.  Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology.
  • Klebanoff, MA & SA Keim. Maternal serum paraxanthine during pregnancy and offspring body mass index at 4 and 7 years of age.  Epidemiology.
  • Oza-Frank, R; Gilson, E; Keim, SA; Lynch, CD; Klebanoff, M. Trends and factors associated with self-reported receipt of preconception care: PRAMS, 2004-2010.  Birth.
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