Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
More than 110 students graduated from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University in a ceremony at Cohen Auditorium on May 21. Graduates received 16 doctoral degrees, 82 Master of Science degrees, and 16 Master of Nutrition Science and Policy degrees.
The keynote speaker was Sheldon Lloyd, co-owner and CEO of City Fresh Foods, a Boston-based Black- and employee-owned food service business that provides high-quality and nutritious meals for students, seniors, and other vulnerable people in the region.
The student speaker was Ryan Simpson, who graduated in August 2022 with a Ph.D. in nutrition epidemiology and data sciences and is now a health care economics and outcomes research associate in the Boston office of Analysis Group. At the Friedman School, Simpson did research and coordination for the Tufts Initiative for the Forecasting and Modeling of Infectious Diseases with his advisor and colleague Elena Naumova, and helped organize the Tufts Nutrition Data Summit.