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Helping Ukrainians Means Listening to Their Needs

Helping Ukrainians Means Listening to Their Needs

The massive flow of international support for Ukraine since Russia first invaded in February 2022 includes billions of dollars in military and humanitarian aid from dozens of countries. We hope that the Russia-Ukraine war does not last as long as the ongoing conflict in Syria, which started in 2011 as a civil war brought about by a popular uprising to overthrow an entrenched authoritarian regime.
Food is Medicine

Food is Medicine

From start to end of the Food is Medicine congressional roundtable, the room was full of energy.
The 2022 Tufts Marathon Team

The 2022 Tufts Marathon Team

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. 
A Workshop on Food Access at Dollar Stores

A Workshop on Food Access at Dollar Stores

The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University will host a Workshop on Food Access at Dollar Stores (FADS) and its Implications for Public Health on June 3rd and 4th, 2022.
Transforming Our Climate Strategy

Transforming Our Climate Strategy

We need to think bigger about combating climate change, says new report by UN panel that includes Feinstein Center researcher
Course Spotlight: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Data Points

Course Spotlight: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Data Points

In the course NUTR-393, Data Visualization and Effective Communication, students create, analyze, and learn about the graphical representation of data and how the process of presenting findings must be evidence-based, efficient, clarifying, and ethical. A poorly-made visual with hidden motivations can easily skew findings and lead viewers into suggested conclusions instead of inviting them to ask good questions.
Student Profile: Maryan Isack

Student Profile: Maryan Isack

As I reflect on my time at the Friedman School, I start off by merely reflecting about how I decided to continue my education into graduate school directly after completing my undergraduate degree, all while the world was in the midst of the pandemic in Fall of 2020.
Call for Applications: IMMANA Fellowships

Call for Applications: IMMANA Fellowships

The Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition at Tufts University and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine are pleased to announce a new round of one-year Fellowships for emerging leaders in agriculture, nutrition, and health research, co-funded with UK Aid from the UK government through the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, through their programme on Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions (IMMANA) det
Healthy People, Healthy Profits

Healthy People, Healthy Profits

Leaders in the private sector are investing in nutrition and turning good health outcomes into capital.
Where Food, Climate, and Racial Equity Meet

Where Food, Climate, and Racial Equity Meet

At a recent briefing, experts urged the U.S. to increase funding and coordinate efforts for sustainable nutrition science