Public Impact

Sara Folta Wins the Friedman School's Faculty Award

Sara Folta Wins the Friedman School's Faculty Award

Sara C. Folta, PhD has been chosen as the inaugural recipient of the Friedman School's Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year Award! The award is given to a faculty member who has made outstanding contributions to the Friedman School in teaching, research, or public impact.
A Call to Hearts, A Call to Action

A Call to Hearts, A Call to Action

Commencement addresses often focus on the idea of a bright future, but Congressman Jim McGovern’s speech at the Friedman School’s ceremony on May 19 was a little different.
Nayla Bezares Announced as 2019 Student Commencement Speaker

Nayla Bezares Announced as 2019 Student Commencement Speaker

The Friedman School is pleased to announce that this year’s student Commencement speaker is Nayla Bezares, MS candidate in the Agriculture, Food and Environment program. 
Prescribing healthy food in Medicare/Medicaid is cost effective, could improve health outcomes

Prescribing healthy food in Medicare/Medicaid is cost effective, could improve health outcomes

New study finds that health insurance coverage for healthy food could improve health, reduce healthcare costs, and be highly cost-effective after five years
Friedman Faculty and Research Featured in NY Times Opinion Piece

Friedman Faculty and Research Featured in NY Times Opinion Piece

Research and reports from both the Friedman School and 2018 Jean Mayer Award Winner Mission Readiness were featured in the New York Times Opinion section written by Dr. Joon Yun, Dr. David A. Kessler, and Dan Glickman.
Ideas Into Action

Ideas Into Action

The Tufts Food and Nutrition Entrepreneurship Competition is an annual Ideas competition sponsored by the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, in collaboration with the Tufts Gordon Institute. 
Our Annual Report

Our Annual Report

We are excited to announce the release of the 2017-2018 Friedman School Annual Report.
Incentivizing Health and Preserving Choice in SNAP

Incentivizing Health and Preserving Choice in SNAP

From NECN's The Take with Sue O'Connell:
Announcing the Jean Mayer Prize Winners!

Announcing the Jean Mayer Prize Winners!

Please join President Anthony P. Monaco and Dean Dariush Mozaffarian for a special event at Tufts University celebrating the winners of the Jean Mayer Prize and the 40th anniversary of the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy!
Student Hattie Brown Named Kirchner Food Fellow

Student Hattie Brown Named Kirchner Food Fellow

Friedman Student Emery “Hattie” Brown was one of three people recently selected by the Kirchner Foundation to form an investment team that will manage a portfolio with funds to invest in companies and organizations focused on new agricultural technologies and social enterprise in the interest of global food security.