Research and Extension
As a land grant university, the University of Idaho upholds a three-pronged mission of teaching, research and extension. The Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences holds this mission at the core of its programming.
The school's campus and county-based faculty provide quality educational programs to address needs and improve the quality of life for Idaho’s individuals and families. Our research and programs support our teaching and extension efforts.
Human Milk Research
Discover the impact of maternal mental health on human milk components and the subsequent influence on infant disease risk.