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Four Tufts Faculty Are Among Top Researchers in the World

Four Tufts Faculty Are Among Top Researchers in the World

Work by the scientists is among top cited globally, according to a new ranking
Dean to U.S. Senators: It’s Time to Reinvent the Nation’s Food System

Dean to U.S. Senators: It’s Time to Reinvent the Nation’s Food System

A second White House conference will be a major step toward conquering nutrition insecurity and diet-related disease, said Friedman School’s Dariush Mozaffarian
Dean Mozaffarian Testifies on State of Nutrition in America

Dean Mozaffarian Testifies on State of Nutrition in America

On Tuesday, November 2nd, at 10am EST, Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian will testify before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Food and Nutrition, Specialty Crops, Organics, and Research on the state of nutrition in America. The bipartisan bill in question would convene a White House conference on food, nutrition, hunger and health—the first such conference in over 50 years.
Advancing Nutrition Innovation in an Era of Misinformation

Advancing Nutrition Innovation in an Era of Misinformation

Challenges and opportunities from the fourth annual Nutrition Innovation Summit
The 2021 Tufts Marathon Team: Featured Runners

The 2021 Tufts Marathon Team: Featured Runners

The Tufts Marathon Team (TMT), in collaboration with John Hancock, offers the opportunity to run the Boston Marathon while raising critical funds to benefit childhood obesity, cancer, hunger/famine, and healthy aging to name a few. Since first taking part in the Marathon in 2003, TMT has raised more than $6 million to support these crucial issues in food and nutrition. Here are a few of our Friedman-affiliated runners, in their own words. 
7 Ways to Combat Climate Change

7 Ways to Combat Climate Change

Story by Taylor McNeil at Tufts Now Rising temperatures, fires raging out of control in the American West and Europe, increasingly fierce storms: they are all consequences of climate change induced by human consumption of fossil fuels, according to the latest report from the United Nations, written by scientists from around the world.
ASN 2021 - Nutrition Online

ASN 2021 - Nutrition Online

This year's ASN meeting is all-virtual, but there are plenty of opportunities to participate in live events throughout the week. The Friedman School and the Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (JMHNRCA) are representing Tufts University with panels, posters, and plenty of awards for their outstanding work. We've pulled out some highlights for the week, but remember to check out the full schedule for all sessions and events.
Time to Shift from Food Security to Nutrition Security to Increase Health & Well-Being

Time to Shift from Food Security to Nutrition Security to Increase Health & Well-Being

Tufts and Georgetown scientists, and humanitarian José Andrés, call for a new approach to address food and nutrition inequities
Welcoming New Faculty: Secretary Dan Glickman

Welcoming New Faculty: Secretary Dan Glickman

We're pleased to announce a new faculty appointment to the Friedman School: Adjunct Professor Secretary Dan Glickman.
Longtime Friedman School Champion Underwrites New Career Center

Longtime Friedman School Champion Underwrites New Career Center

Whenever Ellen Block, BSOT66, has visited the Tufts campus, she has talked with Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy students about their plans to apply their knowledge out in the world.