On May 20th, students, faculty, and staff are invited to come together for “Let’s Talk: Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement,” a program being hosted at the Medical School aimed at bridging differences.
The Hirsh Health Sciences Library isn’t just books and journals—librarians did a deep dive into the collection to fill us in on some of their most unusual items and best-kept secrets.
Adequate intake of certain nutrients is associated with a reduction in all-cause mortality when the nutrient source is foods, but not supplements, according to a new study.
Physician Fatima Cody Stanford tells a Tufts audience how bias about obesity and overweight is damaging patients
New study finds that health insurance coverage for healthy food could improve health, reduce healthcare costs, and be highly cost-effective after five years.
Alvar Gustafson, who died October 13 at age seventy-two, put students first. During his more than forty years at Tufts University, he taught medical, dental, and veterinary students, earning a reputation as an inspiring professor at each school. He was the founding faculty director of the medical school’s Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MBS), created to strengthen the credentials of students applying to medical, dental, or other health-sciences programs.
What exactly does a medical cartoonist do? Below, Cathy Leamy, MG15 (Health Comm), explains her chosen profession with a comic.
Physician Assistant students are getting a new worldview, thanks to a clinical rotation in South Africa at the University of Witwatersrand. For eight weeks starting in August 2018, two Tufts students participated in clinical rotations at both the rural Kopanong Hospital in Vereeniging, and the more urban Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Johannesburg.
For an hour every Sunday, Connor O’Boyle, MG17 (MBS), M21, and Dublin, his three-year-old English cream golden retriever, visit patients at the Floating Hospital for Children’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit via Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine’s Paws for People volunteer program.