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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.
Friedman At ASN - 2019

Friedman At ASN - 2019

The meeting, to be held June 8-11, 2019 at the Baltimore Convention Center, will feature new research findings and panel discussions addressing hot topics in nutrition science, clinical practice and policy.
New study estimates preventable cancer burden linked to poor diet in the U.S.

New study estimates preventable cancer burden linked to poor diet in the U.S.

A new modeling study estimates the number, proportion, and type of specific cancers associated with the under or overconsumption of foods and sugar-sweetened beverages among American adults. The analysis is one of the few to focus on the modifiable risk factors for cancer connected to food intake in the United States. 
A Global Hospitality Leader

A Global Hospitality Leader

With multiple master’s degrees and over two decades of professional experience, Michiel Bakker was already a global hospitality leader when he came to the Friedman School.
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.
The 2019 Gershoff-Simonian Prize

The 2019 Gershoff-Simonian Prize

Amy Taetzsch, MS, RD, is the 2019 recipient of the Stanley N. Gershoff, Simon J. and Arpi A. Simonian Prize for Research Excellence in Nutrition Science and Policy at the Friedman School.
From Finance to Food - One Student's Career Journey

From Finance to Food - One Student's Career Journey

On the brink of a quarter-life crisis, Megan Bradshaw began to lean into her growing interest in nutrition and wellness. As a graduate of Northeastern University with a B.S. in business administration and concentration in finance, Bradshaw began her career as a financial analyst.
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. 
FDA Added Sugar Label Could Be Cost-Effective Way to Improve Health

FDA Added Sugar Label Could Be Cost-Effective Way to Improve Health

Model estimates prevention of nearly 1 million cases of cardiometabolic disease, billions of dollars in savings in first 20 years of label’s use.
The Health-Care Cost of Weight Bias

The Health-Care Cost of Weight Bias

Physician Fatima Cody Stanford tells a Tufts audience how bias about obesity and overweight is damaging patients