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.
Erin Boyd, M.S. has over ten years of experience in emergency nutrition response covering policy, program management, monitoring and evaluation, coordination, and operational research. She has lived and worked in ten countries with NGOs, UNICEF and USAID. Erin provided technical guidance and staff management for nutrition surveillance projects and emergency nutrition interventions in Darfur and Ethiopia. She served as Nutrition Cluster Coordinator in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake and worked with UNICEF to scale-up the emergency nutrition response in Pakistan following the mega floods in 2010. Erin’s expertise is in the management of acute malnutrition, with particular emphasis in improving the quality and coverage of CMAM and in the prevention of acute malnutrition through improved infant and young child feeding practices.
M.S., 2004, Food Policy and Applied Nutrition, Friedman School, Tufts University
B.A., 1999, Psychology/Anthropology, College of the Holy Cross