Lindsey Locks

Lindsey Locks, ScD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Global Health - Boston 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.

Other Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Health Sciences - Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College


  • Harvard School of Public Health, ScD Field of Study: Nutrition/Food Science
  • Columbia University School of Public Health, MPH Field of Study: Epidemiology
  • Princeton University, BA Field of Study: History


  • Published on 6/21/2023

    Buonomo G, Acuña-Villaorduna C, Poongothai V, Dharmalingam M, Cintron C, Dauphinais M, Babu SP, Locks LM, Sarkar S, Salgame P, Hochberg NS, Lakshminaryanan S, Narasimhan PB, Sinha P. A micro-costing analysis of nutritional support for persons with TB and their families in India. Public Health Action. 2023 Jun 21; 13(2):34-36. PMID: 37359061.

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  • Published on 2/26/2023

    Locks LM, Newell KB, Imohe A, Moloney GM, Shaker-Berbari L, Paudyal N, Jefferds MED. The effect of interventions distributing home fortification products on infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices: A systematic narrative review. Matern Child Nutr. 2023 Jul; 19(3):e13488. PMID: 36842164.

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  • Published on 1/1/2023

    Carwile M, Cintron C, Jain K, Buonomo G, Oliver M, Dauphinais M, Narasimhan PB, Prakash Babu S, Sarkar S, Locks L, Kulatilaka N, Hochberg N, Lakshminarayanan S, Sinha P. Not business as usual: Engaging the corporate sector in India's TB elimination efforts. Glob Public Health. 2023 Jan; 18(1):2120405. PMID: 37252903.

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  • Published on 9/10/2022

    Sinha P, Lakshminarayanan SL, Cintron C, Narasimhan PB, Locks LM, Kulatilaka N, Maloomian K, Prakash Babu S, Carwile ME, Liu AF, Horsburgh CR, Acuna-Villaorduna C, Linas BP, Hochberg NS. Nutritional Supplementation Would Be Cost-Effective for Reducing Tuberculosis Incidence and Mortality in India: The Ration Optimization to Impede Tuberculosis (ROTI-TB) Model. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 Sep 10; 75(4):577-585. PMID: 34910141.

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  • Published on 5/17/2022

    Locks LM, Shah M, Bhaise S, Hibberd PL, Patel A. Assessing the Diets of Young Children and Adolescents in India: Challenges and Opportunities. Front Pediatr. 2022; 10:725812. PMID: 35656376.

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  • Published on 10/12/2021

    Cintron C, Narasimhan PB, Locks L, Babu S, Sinha P, Rajkumari N, Kaipilyawar V, Bhargava A, Maloomian K, Chandrasekaran P, Verma S, Joseph N, Johnson WE, Wanke C, Horsburgh CR, Ellner JJ, Sarkar S, Salgame P, Lakshminarayanan S, Hochberg NS. Tuberculosis-Learning the Impact of Nutrition (TB LION): protocol for an interventional study to decrease TB risk in household contacts. BMC Infect Dis. 2021 Oct 12; 21(1):1058. PMID: 34641820.

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  • Published on 10/1/2020

    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. 2021 04; 17(2):e13087. PMID: 33006259.

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  • Published on 9/21/2020

    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. PMID: 33134125.

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  • Published on 9/1/2020

    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.

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  • Published on 2/28/2020

    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.

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