Omega-3 fatty acids in pregnancy and development, diabetes, postpartum depression, obesity. Functional foods.
2008- Secretary, American Oil Chemists’ Society, Health and Nutrition Division
2007-2008 Member, American Dietetic Association, Education Work Group
2006-2008 Treasurer, American Oil Chemists’ Society, Health and Nutrition Division
2003-2005 ASNS, Graduate Nutrition Education Council, Chair
2003-2005 ASN (formerly ASNS), Graduate Nutrition Education Council, Chair
2004-2006 USDA Northeast Regional Research Technical Committee, member at large
2002 American Dietetic Association Foundation Award for Excellence in Research
2001 Ross Award in Women’s Health, The American Dietetic Association Foundation
2001 Task Force on Building a Science Roadmap, National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges and Experiment Station Committee on Organization and Policy
USDA-IFAFS, PI (Co-PI, Evelyn Thoman). Can DHA-Functional Foods in Pregnancy Enhance Infant Neurobehavioral Development? 9/15/01-08/31/06. $1,200,000.
USDA FAS, PI (Co-PI, SLB Kajuna). Nutritional Status of Pregnant Tanzanian Women: An Assessment of Fatty Acids Critical to Infant Growth and Development and Impact of HIV/AIDS. 7/01/04-12/31/08. $44,996.
Donaghue Medical Research Foundation. Co-PI (PI, Cheryl Beck). DHA-Functional Food During Pregnancy: Postpartum Depression. 1/1/05-12/31/08. $240,000.
National Fisheries Institute. Preganancy as a Risk Factor for Decreased Macular Pigment and Macular Degeneration. 2008. $22,000.
Judge, M.P., Harel, O., and C.J. LAMMI-KEEFE. 2007. A docosahexaenoic acid-functional food during pregnancy benefits infant visual acuity at four but not six months of age. Lipids, 42:117-122.
Judge, M.P., Harel, O., and C.J. LAMMI-KEEFE. 2007. Maternal consumption of a DHA-functional food during pregnancy: benefit for infant performance on problem-solving but not recognition memory tasks at 9 months of age. Am. J. Clin. Nutr., 85:1572-1577.
Wood, J.T., Pandarinathan, L., Courville, A., Keplinger, M.R., Janero, D.R., Vouros, P., Makriyannis, A, and C.J. LAMMI-KEEFE. Compehensive profiling of the human circulating endocannabinoid metabolome: formulation and validation of a clinical sampling protocol. Clin. Chem. Lab. Med, in press.
LAMMI-KEEFE, C.J., S. Couch and E. Phillipson (eds). 2008. Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy. Humana Press, NJ.
DHA in Pregnancy: Better Sleep, Vision, and Problem Solving for Infants. January 30, 2007. 2007 Seafood in Perspective Technical Conference. Orlando, FLA.
DHA and Pregnancy: Benefit to Infant behavioral Development. November 25, 2006. Milanopediatria. Milan, Italy.
Functional Foods & Infant Functional Outcomes—Viewing Pregnancy as a Link. Food and Nutrition Conference & Exhibition. September, 2006. Honolulu, HI
Smarter, Better Sleeping Babies—Can What the Mother Consumes Make a Difference? Food and Nutrition Conference & Exhibition. September, 2006. Honolulu, HI.
DHA-Functional Food in Pregnancy: Benefit to Infant Problem Solving but Not Recognition Memory at 9 Months of Age. Int’l Soc Study Fatty Acids Lipids. July, 2006. Cairns, AUS.