Edward Saltzman
Associate Professor

  • Academic Dean for Education, The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University
  • Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Dr. Edward Saltzman is the Academic Dean for Education at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, an Associate Professor at the School of Medicine, and a scientist at the Energy Metabolism Laboratory in the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging. Dr. Saltzman's research focuses on obesity and body weight regulation in humans. He received his MD from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.


  • M.D., 1988, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester
  • B.A., 1981, Hampshire College

News and Media


Eating whole grains led to modest improvements in gut microbiota and immune response

BOSTON (Feb. 8, 2017)—In a clinical trial, adults who consumed a diet rich in whole grains rather...


New study finds that eating whole grains increases metabolism and calorie loss

BOSTON (Feb. 8, 2017)—A new study suggests that substituting whole grains for refined grains in the...

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