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After Pediatric Cancer

Young survivors face yet another battle: obesity

Spotlight on Developing Healthy Communities

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.

Catalyzing Innovation and Collaboration

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. 

Upcoming Dean's Medal Ceremony: Honoring Peter R. Dolan

News | Topics: Public Impact

Peter R. Dolan, A78, A08P, Chairman, Tufts University Board of Trustees, is to be honored at the upcoming Dean's Medal Ceremony at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.

New Entry Awarded Grant

More Help is On the Way for New Farmers and Ranchers: USDA NIFA Apprenticeship Award to New Entry Sustainable Farming Project for National Farm and Ranch Learning Network

Empowering Local Moms

ChildObesity180’s “You’re the Mom” campaign highlights child nutrition, supports local mothers

Child Obesity 180 - Reverse the trend

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.

Ready, Set, Go!

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

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

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