Public Impact

Welcoming a Food Policy Champion

Welcoming a Food Policy Champion

Even though his appointment at the Friedman School begins today, new faculty member Jerold Mande has been tackling the important issues in food policy for many years. He brings a real-world perspective of policy in action to our already stellar body of food policy knowledge at the school.

Support Our Team

Support Our Team

Caitlin Matthews, N17, is only a few days away from the culminating moment in her graduate career: After three years of study in the Friedman School’s Agriculture, Food and Environment Program, and the Urban and Environmental Planning program at Tufts, she will be presenting her thesis on Friday, April 14th. Only three days later, she will be running in the Boston Marathon.

Changing the Food System

Changing the Food System

Danielle Nierenberg, N01, founder of Food Tank, forges unlikely alliances in an effort to feed the world. She brings her cause to Tufts on April 1.

Friedman Faculty Receive National Scientific Achievement Awards

Friedman Faculty Receive National Scientific Achievement Awards

American Society for Nutrition Announces Recipients of National Scientific Achievement Awards: Top researchers, clinicians and educators will be recognized for their outstanding contributions at ASN’s Scientific Sessions at Experimental Biology 2017.

The Gershoff-Simonian Prize

The Gershoff-Simonian Prize

The Stanley N. Gershoff, Simon J. and Arpi A. Simonian Prize for Research Excellence in Nutrition Science and Policy at the Friedman School.

Cost-Effectiveness of Salt Reduction

Cost-Effectiveness of Salt Reduction

National salt reduction strategy is cost-effective ‘best buy’ for 183 countries worldwide.

A Garden to Remember

A Garden to Remember

Friedman student E. Marbury Jacobs has been named a 2016 Schweitzer Fellow. For her project, Jacobs chose to create a garden club for older adults. 

A Matchmaker for Food Startups

A Matchmaker for Food Startups

Branchfood founder Lauren Abda, N12, helps entrepreneurs find their way.

Healthcare costs for infections linked to bacteria in water supply systems are rising

Healthcare costs for infections linked to bacteria in water supply systems are rising

Antibiotic resistance may be contributing to a trend in rising healthcare costs for infections associated with disease-causing bacteria that can live inside drinking water distribution systems, including household and hospital plumbing

Ready, Set, Go!

Ready, Set, Go!

Baby boomers will face many barriers to good nutrition as they age. It’s time to get prepared.

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