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  • A vial of ticks.

    The Tufts Lyme Disease Challenge on November 1 seeks to bring together students and faculty from disparate fields to brainstorm new and innovative ways to tackle one of the fastest growing infectious diseases in the country.

  • An illustration of six arms reaching in and touching each other.

    Tufts University task force recommends implementation of a broad, strategic suite of mental health and wellness services at the university

  • For her ALE, MS/MPH student Sylvia Chen planned and implemented a quality improvement project for a community-focused program to help people quit smoking.

  • A group picture of the 2019 Health Communications Digital Strategies class

    This one-week course combines lecture, guest speakers, and small group activities to teach students the nuts and bolts of digital strategies for health communications.

  • a woman and two men in Gillette Stadium

    The Patriots Foundation contributes $10,000 to the student-run health project in honor of Kelly Ohlrich, MBS18, M22.

  • A husband and wife hold two young girls in a park.

    A single individual can be an agent of change, says Pritesh Gandhi, A04, M10, MPH10. That lesson, reinforced by his Tufts education, is propelling the MD/MPH alumni to run for a seat in Congress.

  • Emergency room staff wheeling a patient to an operating room.

    Gun violence continues to have reverberating effects on our communities and our nation. The CDC reports that every day, eighty-three children in the U.S. are injured or killed by firearms. But there is hope. Gun violence is a public health issue, amenable to the tools and methods of disease prevention.

  • Caroline Genco, new Tufts vice provost for research, in her office.

    Caroline Genco, the Arthur E. Spiller Professor and chair of the Department of Immunology at Tufts University School of Medicine, will be the new vice provost for research at Tufts University, starting October 1.

  • John Castellot, Director of the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Program

    John Castellot, the Director of the MBS Program reflects on the history of the program and the legacy of it's founding Director Alvar Gustafson, who sadly passed away in fall of 2018. He also gives a glimpse of what’s next for the program and how the its evolving to meet several important challenges.