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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.
Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Lecturer, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Director, Body Composition Analysis Center & DXA Laboratory, Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition
Associate Director, Boston Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
Professor of Nutrition, Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Roger A. Fielding, PhD, serves as Leader and Senior Scientist of the Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia (NEPS) Team.
Dr. Fielding is an internationally known researcher who studies the underlying mechanisms contributing to the age-associated decline in skeletal muscle mass, the resultant impact on function, and the potential role of exercise, nutrition, physical activity and other therapies on attenuating this process. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers with over 8,000 citations and has conducted numerous cross sectional, longitudinal, and intervention studies examining the role of skeletal muscle power on physical performance in older adults.