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Margaret Ritchie School of Family & Consumer Sciences

Physical Address:
Mary Hall Niccolls Building, Rm 103
751 Campus Drive

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr. MS 3183
Moscow, ID 83844-3183

Phone: 208-885-6546

Fax: 208-885-5751

Email: famcon@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/fcs

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Mailing Address:
322 E. Front Street, Suite 180
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-334-2999

Fax: 208-364-4035

Email: boise@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/boise

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Mailing Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2277

Phone: 208-667-2588

Fax: 208-664-1272

Email: cdactr@uidaho.edu

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Kimberly Lackey

Kimberly Lackey

Postdoctoral Researcher

Office

Ag Biotech, room 316

Mailing Address

School of Family and Consumer Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3183
Moscow, ID 83844-3183

Research on human milk composition, with a focus on the microbiome and infectious disease transmission between breastfeeding mothers and infants.

Ph.D., Washington State University, 2018
B.S., Washington State University, 2012
B.A., Washington State University, 2012

  • Human health
  • Human nutrition
  • Infectious disease
  • Parasitic diseases
  • Leprosy
  • Human milk microbiome
  • Human lactation
  • Clinical health and medicine
  • Women’s health
  • Epidemiology
  • Sociobiological anthropology

  • Lackey KA, Williams JE, Meehan CM, Zachek JA, Benda ED, Price WJ, Foster JA, Sellen DW, Kamau-Mbuthia EW, Kamundia EW, Mbguga S, Moore SE, Prentice AM, Debela GK, Kvist LJ,
  • Otoo GE, García-Carral C, Jiménez E, Ruíz L, Rodríguez JM, Pareja RG, Bode L, McGuire MA, McGuire MK. What’s Normal? Microbiomes in human milk and infant feces are related to each other but vary geographically: The INSPIRE Study. Front Nutr 2019; 6:45. doi: 10.3389/fnut.2019.00045.
  • Meehan CM, Lackey KA, Hagen EH, JE Williams, J Roulette, Helfrecht C, McGuire MA, McGuire MK. Social networks, cooperative breeding, and the human milk microbiome (HMM). Am J Hum Biol 2018; 30(4):e23131. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.23131.
  • Lackey KA, Williams JE, Carrothers JN, Price WJ, Shafii B, Brooker SL, McGuire MA, McGuire MK. Comparison of commercially-available preservatives for maintaining the integrity of bacterial DNA in human milk. J Microbial Meth 2017; 141:73-81. doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2017.08.002.
  • Williams JE, Carrothers JM, Lackey KA, Beatty NF, York MA, Brooker SL, Shafii B, Price WJ, Settles ML, McGuire MA, McGuire MK. Human milk microbial community structure is relatively stable and related to variation in macronutrient and micronutrient intakes in healthy lactating women. J Nutr 2017; 147(9):1739-1748. doi: 10.3945/jn.117.248864.
  • Ruíz L, Manzano S, McGuire MK, Meehan CL, McGuire MA, Williams JE, Brooker SL, Foster J, Sellen DW, Kamau-Mbuthia EW, Kamundia EW, Moore SE, Kvist LJ, Otoo GE, Lackey KA, Pareja R, Bode L, Rodríguez JM. What’s normal? Immune profiling of human milk from healthy women living in different geographical and socio-economical settings. Front Immunol 2017; 8(696). doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2017.00696.
  • McGuire MK, Meehan CL, McGuire MA, Williams JE, Foster J, Sellen DW, Kamau-Mbuthia EW, Kamundia EW, Moore SW, Kvist LJ, Otoo GE, Brooker SL, Price WJ, Shafii B, Placek C, Lackey KA, Robertson B, Manzano S, Ruiz L, Rodriguez JM, Pareja R, Bode L. What’s Normal? Oligosaccharide concentrations and profiles in milk produced by healthy women vary geographically. Am J Clin Nutr 2017; 105(5):1086-1100.
  • McGuire MK, McGuire MA, Price WJ, Shafii B, Carrothers JM, Lackey KA, Goldstein DA, Jensen PK, Vicini JL. Glyphosate and AMPA are not detectable in milk produced by women living in the US Pacific Northwest. Am J Clin Nutr 2016; 103(5):1285-90.
  • Carrothers JM, York MA, Brooker SL, Lackey KA, Williams, JE, Shafii B, Price WJ, Settles ML, McGuire MA, McGuire MK. Fecal microbial community structure is stable over time and related to variation in macronutrient and micronutrient intakes in lactating women. J Nutr 2015; 145(10):2379-88.
  • Jenkins CE, Lackey KA. The Evolution and Ecology of Parasites: A laboratory manual, 2nd Ed. (2017). Albuquerque: Hayden-McNeil. ISBN 978-0-7380-9685-8.

  • Nominated: Golding Family Graduate Fellowship for Women, Washington State University College of Arts and Sciences, 2018
  • Nominated: Fodor-Wells Outstanding Graduate Award in Science, Washington State University College of Arts and Sciences, 2018
  • Trainee Travel Award, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, 2017
  • Graduate School Dean’s Outstanding Scholarship Award, Washington State University, 2017
  • The Guy Brislawn Scholarship Award in Biology, 2017
  • Foley Graduate Student Fellowship, The Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service, 2017
  • Russ and Anne Fuller Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Research second year extension, 2017
  • Trainee Travel Fund Award, International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation, 2016
  • Russ and Anne Fuller Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Research, 2016
  • Travel Grant, Washington State University Graduate and Professional Student Association, 2016
  • Washington State University Graduate and Professional Student Association Research Exposition Poster Competition, second place, 2016
  • Student Trainee Travel Grant, International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation, 2016
  • Student Trainee Travel Grant, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, 2015
  • Carl H. Elling Award, Washington State University, 2015
  • Carl H. Elling Award, Washington State University, 2013
  • Cum Laude, Washington State University, 2012
  • Intermediate Mid, ACTFL Spanish Proficiency Exam: Oral and Written, 2011
  • Kenneth H. Vanderford Foreign Language Award, Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures, Washington State University, 2009
  • Washington State University Regents Scholar Award, Washington State University, 2008
  • Magna Cum Laude, Clark College, 2008

Contact

Margaret Ritchie School of Family & Consumer Sciences

Physical Address:
Mary Hall Niccolls Building, Rm 103
751 Campus Drive

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr. MS 3183
Moscow, ID 83844-3183

Phone: 208-885-6546

Fax: 208-885-5751

Email: famcon@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/fcs

Directions

Mailing Address:
322 E. Front Street, Suite 180
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-334-2999

Fax: 208-364-4035

Email: boise@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/boise

Directions

Mailing Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2277

Phone: 208-667-2588

Fax: 208-664-1272

Email: cdactr@uidaho.edu

Directions