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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.
Meghan O’Hearn is a doctoral student at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University under the mentorship of Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian. Her research interests include understanding the use of dietary quality metrics to monitor global diet-related disease burdens as well as how research can collaborate with the food industry to address the growing double burden of malnutrition globally. Prior to joining the Friedman School, Meghan worked on designing nutrition programs with the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) as well as in monitoring and evaluation for Digital Green, an NGO focused on technology-enabled, agriculture-nutrition behavior change communication interventions in India. She completed her MSc in Nutrition for Global Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and holds a BSc in Biology for Global Health from Georgetown University.
Bachelor of Science, Biology of Global Health, Georgetown University
Master of Science, Nutrition for Global Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine