Omar Yaghi, MPH’17, was inspired to pursue an MPH after witnessing a near fatal accident at a hospital in Bahrain. Now he’s part of the Quality and Patient Safety team at Tufts Medical Center and investigates patient safety issues to determine what went wrong and how physicians and the hospital system can best link current research with practice to improve quality of care.
Catch up on news from the Tufts Public Health Faculty: awards, publications, grants, media coverage, books, and more.
A course for young people with intellectual disabilities, designed by School of Medicine faculty and students to cut the risk of abuse, contains lessons for everyone
She helped the women’s swim team earn a spot on the national stage. Now, with degree in hand, she’s heading to the Tufts School of Medicine to become a triple Jumbo
A new study estimates that 80,110 of new invasive cancer cases reported in 2015, or 5.2 percent of that year’s total among U.S. adults, are associated with poor diets.
Marta del Carmen Illueca, who gave the class address at the public health and professional degree programs commencement, said graduates have a duty not only to society, but to their own health and integrity. “The more wholesome we are in body, mind, and spirit, the better healers of society we will become.”
The 2019 Faculty Awards were presented at the annual Tufts Public Health and Professional Degree Programs Graduation Dinner.
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.