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  • Prof Signes Flieger teaching a class

    Catch up on news from the Tufts Public Health Faculty: awards, publications, grants, media coverage, books, and more.

  • Homeless man sitting with his head bowed

    A cross-sectional study led by public health researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine has found significant food insecurity for adults on probation in Rhode Island.

  • Abstract image of cancer

    Researchers from Tufts University School of Medicine, led by Dominique Michaud, professor of public health and community medicine, have found a positive association between severe gum disease and an increased risk of cancer.

  • Giles Li, Executive Director of the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, talks to Tufts medical and public health students visiting the Pao Arts Center in Chinatown

    Tufts University School of Medicine Department of Public Health and Community Medicine’s new field course “Introduction to Building Healthy Neighborhoods and Communities” immerses students in Boston’s vibrant Chinatown neighborhood.

  • Qausarat Ogunneye, a UMass Boston junior, at Tufts School of Medicine

    A program brings UMass Boston students to campus for hands-on experiences in clinical and lab settings, and the relationships they develop with graduate students and faculty, students learn about a range of potential careers in medicine, public health, basic sciences and other areas.

  • Dr. Ronald Pies, clinical professor of psychiatry, examines how the evolving nature of male role models in the media may be linked to the rising rates of sexual assault and mass shootings.

  • With the support of a new professorship at Tufts University School of Medicine, Signe Flieger, the first appointee to the Tufts Health Plan Professorship in Health Care Policy Research, will be able to continue her research about health-care policies and their impact on patients in this changing landscape.

  • Thomas Stopka, associate professor of public health and community medicine

    Tom Stopka, Ph.D., M.H.S., assistant professor of public health & community medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, uses an innovative analysis combining geographic information systems, spatial epidemiology, and statistical modeling to identify Hepatitis C hotspots in Massachusetts.

  • A new program founded by Lisa Gualtieri, an assistant professor of public health and community medicine at Tufts, will test if donated, recycled fitness trackers--Jawbone, Withings, Fitbit, and Garmin--can help underserved populations get healthier.

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