Winter 2019

Chef, MD

Future surgeon Betty Liu, M19, also has a Shanghainese food cookbook in the works.

When Betty Liu, M19, left her native California to study architecture at Washington University >>

Sea Change

By sailing around the world, Tufts Phil Haydon hopes to inspire and educate epilepsy patients.

Phil Haydon was just 15 years old in 1972 when he suffered a severe >>

Do Immigrants Drain the U.S. Health-Care System?

A new study from Lila Flavin, M19, uncovers a surprising answer.

THE QUESTION When Lila Flavin, M19, “started hearing [political] rhetoric that immigrants, particularly undocumented immigrants, >>

It’s Time to Address the Vaping Epidemic

The director of the Tufts Medical Center Outpatient Pulmonary Clinic explains.

Vaping, the practice of inhaling aerosol from electronic cigarettes, is rampant in schools. An estimated >>

Public Display of Infection

Jonathan Epstein, MG02, V02, is behind a new Smithsonian exhibit.

To mark the hundredth anniversary of the 1918 “Spanish flu”—which killed at least 50 >>

A New Leader at Tufts Medical Center

Michael Apkon has big plans for the Boston institution.

In early 2018, Dana Apkon, M21, was sitting in class when the email blast >>

Top Stories

Antimicrobial Resistance Fighters

A new Tufts center is cracking down on one of the biggest global health concerns.

Amplifying Tufts’ Impact

By fostering collaborations, Tufts CTSI brings scientific discoveries to the clinic and beyond.

The Music Man

For over three decades, the biggest country stars—Johnny Cash, Larry Gatlin, Wynonna Judd, and Mandy Moore—have trusted one team with their most previous instruments: Robert Ossoff and the Vanderbilt Voice Center.

Snapchat Depression

Why has the rate of teenage depression and anxiety doubled in a generation? A School of Medicine psychiatry professor says the answer is in our pockets.

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Outsmarting Cholera

A cellular process identified by Tufts scientists could combat a half-century pandemic.

Do Immigrants Drain the U.S. Health-Care System?

A new study from Lila Flavin, M19, uncovers a surprising answer.

Getting in Tune

Like jazz, doctor-patient relationships require a healthy dose of improvisation.

A New Leader at Tufts Medical Center

Michael Apkon has big plans for the Boston institution.