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ASN 2022 - Nutrition Live Online

ASN 2022 - Nutrition Live Online

This year's ASN meeting is once again all-virtual. 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.
Check Out Key Ingredients: A Friedman Alumni Podcast

Check Out Key Ingredients: A Friedman Alumni Podcast

Check out our podcast series featuring the voices and stories of Friedman School alumni. Key Ingredients: Food Science Insight will spotlight brief conversations with alumni of the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, detailing how they are making a real-world impact after their time at the Friedman School. Episodes will run about 25 minutes long and will be released each month during the Spring 2022 Semester.  
How Office Cafeterias Could Help Save on Health Care Spending

How Office Cafeterias Could Help Save on Health Care Spending

A new study from Friedman School researchers finds workplace cafeterias that follow Federal Food Service Guidelines can improve worker health and save millions in health care dollars
A Push for National Action on Nutrition

A Push for National Action on Nutrition

The bipartisan resolution stemmed from a push for national action on nutrition by Friedman School dean and partners
Dasha Agoulnik on the Risks and Rewards of Entrepreneurship

Dasha Agoulnik on the Risks and Rewards of Entrepreneurship

By Annie Young Dasha Agoulnik, MS, RD, is a dietitian and consultant on the move.
The War in Ukraine Is Escalating the Global Food Crisis

The War in Ukraine Is Escalating the Global Food Crisis

Now is the time to act. The Feinstein International Center’s Dan Maxwell describes who is suffering, how the war makes it worse, and how governments can help
Congratulations to our 2022 Honos Civicus Honorees

Congratulations to our 2022 Honos Civicus Honorees

The Friedman School continues to partner with The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life to recognize graduating Friedman School students for their civic engagement and community service.
Commencement 2022 - Amber Masoni and Ambassador Ertharin Cousin

Commencement 2022 - Amber Masoni and Ambassador Ertharin Cousin

This year's commencement ceremony will mark the first in-person commencement since COVID-19 emerged in early 2020. We are honored to introduce this year's speakers and we can't wait to celebrate this year with the classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022!
White House Announces Historic Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

White House Announces Historic Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

A task force of leaders—including the dean of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy—is preparing to bring together stakeholders and storytellers to inform this critical work
Filling In the Map For Better Nutrition

Filling In the Map For Better Nutrition

A completed puzzle tells a story more effectively than any individual piece could on its own, but every piece is necessary to complete the image. That’s an analogy for how the Global Nutrition and Health Atlas—a public resource with diet-related health information for more than 190 countries spanning across 30 years—works. The GNHA has thousands of contributors, and when more pieces are added, the picture becomes clearer.