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.
Fellow, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
Adela Hruby, PhD, MPH, completed her public health and doctorate degrees at Tufts, specializing in epidemiology, after spending 10 years in various aspects of publishing and language translation. Nowadays, the responsible translation of science is one of her priorities. Adela recently completed a Research Fellowship at the Harvard School of Public Health, and has since joined the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University as a Scientist II.
Ph.D., Friedman School, Tufts University
M.P.H., School of Medicine, Tufts University
B.A., Cornell University
Adela conducts research focusing on diet, gene-diet interactions, and metabolomics in cardiometabolic health. Her other research interests include the health of soldiers and the global nutrition transition.