The Friedman School pursues cutting-edge research and education from cell to society, including in molecular nutrition, human metabolism, population studies, clinical trials, nutrition interventions and behavior change, communication, food systems and sustainability, global food insecurity, humanitarian crises, and food economics and policy.
Chandra Davis, a former student in the Developing Healthy Communities Online Graduate Certificate program, began her academic career by earning a BS in Biology from Tuskegee University. Nutrition would later become a guiding theme in her life, but back then, although she knew Tuskegee had a nutrition program, it wasn’t yet her main focus.
Each year, Tufts Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President sponsors two seed grant programs, Tufts Collaborates and Tufts Innovates; sparking research collaboration among disparate faculty members, and catalyzing innovative ideas for learning and teaching across campus.
Because there is no one solution from any one sector when it comes to addressing the childhood obesity crisis in our nation, we are bringing together the top leaders from business, academia, non-profit, and science to collaborate on ways to tackle this complex issue.
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