Fall 2015

Laboratory Ace

Almost 40 years ago, Te-Wen Chang was instrumental in determining the cause of a life-threatening disease 

It all began with a medical puzzle. a severe diarrheal disease called pseudomembranous colitis, >>

Resistance Fighter

Longtime faculty member Stuart Levy has spent a lifetime studying mechanisms of antibiotic resistance and crusading to abolish the use of antibiotics in animal feed 

As a visiting research fellow at the Pasteur Institute in 1962, on leave from >>

Field Marshal

At the height of the Depression and against all odds, Dorothy Boulding Ferebee, ’24, ventured to Mississippi to blaze a resonant new trail in public health

An offhand remark by the Nobel laureate Tim Hunt recently to the effect that >>

Fortune Teller

Barry Levy says worsening air pollution and frequent floods are just the start of public health hazards apt to occur with climage change

Growing up in the industrial community of Bayonne, New Jersey, Barry Levy, A66, began >>

Disease Detective

On the trail of health threats around the globe 

Back in the fifth grade, when Ashley Greiner, M.D.,/M.P.H. ’10, was asked by her teacher >>

Top Stories

Laboratory Ace

Almost 40 years ago, Te-Wen Chang was instrumental in determining the cause of a life-threatening disease 

Resistance Fighter

Longtime faculty member Stuart Levy has spent a lifetime studying mechanisms of antibiotic resistance and crusading to abolish the use of antibiotics in animal feed 

Field Marshal

At the height of the Depression and against all odds, Dorothy Boulding Ferebee, ’24, ventured to Mississippi to blaze a resonant new trail in public health

Fortune Teller

Barry Levy says worsening air pollution and frequent floods are just the start of public health hazards apt to occur with climage change

Disease Detective

On the trail of health threats around the globe 

Editor's Picks

Big Road Blues

Living near a highway can be bad for your health in a million small ways

Dockside Medicine

Born into a lobstering family, I worry about their well-being in a special way 

On Designer Babies

Genetic enhancement of human embryos is not a practice for civil societies

The Mercy Ship

Born from a wish to improve the lives of Boston’s poor, sickly children by exposing them to fresh air, the original Floating Hospital quickly created new and better forms of pediatric medicine

Tell Me More

Because interviewing patients effectively is such a precious skill in medicine, Tufts has redoubled its emphasis on teaching students how to do it right