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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.