ALE Projects

What types of ALE projects do students complete?

Tufts students have worked with local, regional, national, and international organizations on a variety of health issues for their ALE projects. Recent projects include:
Organization Project Title

ABC News: Medical Unit

From Soundbite to Story: Behind the Scenes of One Minute Thirty Seconds on Network News

Agada Hospitals, Chennai, India

Creating a Mobile Health Intervention for Diabetes Management in India

Arnold Communications (for MA Dept. of Public Health)

Smoke Screeners: An Educational Program to Take Glamour Out of Smoking in the Movies
Blum Patient and Family Learning Center, MGH Initiating Conversations about End-of-Life Wishes
ColoradoCareYES Digital Advocacy Strategy and Web Design for ColoradoCareYES
CommunicateHealth, MA

Storytelling for Prevention: Creating Video Testimonials for
Consumer Reports
Mobile Solutions for Preventive Care:  Recommendations for a Consumer Reports Initiative
Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center: The Initiative to Eliminate Health Disparities, MA
Culturally Sensitive Cancer Prevention – A Resource Guide for Latinos
Department of Public Health, MA
“Aminah’s Decision:” Improving LTBI Treatment Adherence Among Somali Bantu Refugee Women in Massachusetts
Enroll America, Washington DC Enrolling America:  Connecting Consumers to Health Insurance
Epilepsy Foundation Findings from a Quantitative Study to Create a Transition Guide for Students with Epilepsy
Gloucester School System, MA
Improving School-Parent Communication about Sexual Health in Gloucester, MA
Idaho Meth Project, ID
Don’t Meth Around:  Engaging Idaho Dental Hygienists in Adolescent Methamphetamine Use Prevention
Massachusetts Poison Control System, MA
Marketing Poison Center Services to Older Adults
Newton Wellesley Hospital, MA
Going Home Preemie! The Development of a Parent Resource Guide for Parents of Premature Infants Nearing Discharge-to-Home
Nutrition Options, LLC
Using a Social Marketing Approach to Promote and Improve the Build Healthy Kids School Program
Project Bread, MA
Developing Approaches to Increasing Participation in the School Breakfast Program: The Results of a Survey of Parental Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs
Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services, MA
The Community-Based Care Transition Program:  Recommendations for Improving Communication Between Transition Facilitators and Patients
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, MA
Improving Patient-Physician Communication: Results From a Pilot Seminar
The Environment and Health Group, Inc.
Formative Evaluation of Web Site for Latino Caregivers to Family Members with Alzheimer’s Disease
Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development
Communication & The Innovation Process: Trends in the Pharmaceutical Research and Development Initiatives in Africa
 Tufts Medical Center Health Literacy and Knowledge Among HIV Positive Adults