Winter 2019

The Power of Our Faculty

A message from the dean of the Friedman School.

Extraordinary faculty are the bedrock of the Friedman School. Recruited from across the globe, >>

Understanding Is Protection

A message from the director of the Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging.

A few weeks ago, I was giving Lance Robertson, U.S. assistant secretary of aging, >>

Happy Birthday!

The Tufts Nutrition family celebrated many milestones throughout 2018.

100 Years

The Frances Stern Nutrition Center started life in 1918 as the Food Clinic >>

The Unstoppable Frances Stern

How Stern’s first-of-its-kind nutrition center became a model for other clinics and a training ground for generations of dietitians devoted to the cause.

When social worker and educator Frances Stern helped create the Boston Dispensary Food Clinic >>

Awarding the Jean Mayer Prize

Tufts recognizes champions of healthy school meals.

Long before Jean Mayer became the tenth president of Tufts University in 1976, he >>

Building for the Future

A Frances Stern Nutrition Center alumna makes a plan for long-term support.

One of Mary Kay Crepinsek’s favorite memories of her time as an intern at >>

Meet Carole Palmer, G69

We sit down with the Friedman School planned-giving chair for Brighter World: The Campaign for Tufts.

Why do you support the Friedman School? As head of the master’s degree component of >>

Top Stories

Top Docs

Nine nutrition experts who are doing big things with their Ph.D.s.

Is Calorie Counting Dead?

For a century now, dieters have been trying—and failing— to lose weight by obsessively tracking the calorie content of everything they eat. There has to be a better way.

The Unstoppable Frances Stern

How Stern’s first-of-its-kind nutrition center became a model for other clinics and a training ground for generations of dietitians devoted to the cause.

Editor's Picks

Warning: Falling Strength Ahead

Researchers take a crucial step in the fight against muscle loss.

10 Things You Need to Know About Fiber

A nutritional epidemiologist separates the facts from the hype.

The Fridge-in-the-Classroom Test

Could putting refrigerators in classrooms lead to healthier snacks?