Health & Science

Stanley Gershoff in 1990
March 17, 2017 Large Image
He was an early adopter of the idea that research could drive policy to help people

Stanley N. Gershoff, the first dean of the nutrition school at Tufts and the matchmaker behind its unique marriage of science and policy for the...

Kenya Barris
March 15, 2017 Large Image
Film and TV writer and producer is among seven honorary degree recipients

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (March 15, 2017) – Award-winning television writer, creator, director, showrunner, executive producer, and feature film...

a crying baby
March 8, 2017 Video
As infants get older, cries can communicate more than just discomfort or hunger

The Tufts video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions for the...

illustration of old-fashioned bug spray ad
March 8, 2017 Large Image
David Malarkey, V89, tracks down carcinogens and other dangerous substances through his work at the NIH’s National Toxicology Program

Sitting on a bookshelf in David Malarkey’s third-floor office is a collection of 1950s-era brochures touting the benefits of wondrous new...

a sick cat being examined by a veterinarian
March 6, 2017 Large Image
Chelsea Reinhard, the Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Resident at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts, says here’s what cat owners need to know

Cats don’t usually catch the flu, which is what made the outbreak that sickened cats in the New York City shelter system so...