The anti-vaccine movement has shed light on a debate between personal autonomy and public health. Many states offer religious and personal exemptions for families who choose not to vaccinate their children, but these exemptions have many public health officials wondering where we draw the line between individual liberties and community safety.
Janice Gilkes, who started at Tufts Public Health in 2011 as the Registrar, was recently named the new Assistant Dean of Student Services.
- ALE Spotlight: Improving Pediatric, Neonatal, and Obstetric Emergency Preparedness at Tufts Medical Center
Nina Leifer, MPH’18, shares how her search for an Applied Learning Experience project led her to the field of emergency management and her first job.
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.