Health & Science

Kate Jolly last fall with a dog on an examining table. Veterinary assistant Kate Jolly—a Tufts at Tech alum—is the glue holding clinicians, owners, and students together in the Foster Hospital ER
June 8, 2020 Large Image
Veterinary assistant Kate Jolly—a Tufts at Tech alum—is the glue holding clinicians, owners, and students together in the Foster Hospital ER

Three days a week, Kate Jolly dons full personal protective equipment (PPE)—a gown, gloves, a surgical mask, and full-face shield—as she starts...

June 5, 2020 Large Image
Bioactive inks printed on wearable textiles can map conditions over the entire surface of the body

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Ilana Cliffer (top row, center), a PhD student at the Friedman School, leads a group of volunteers who work with the Wenham Council on Aging and manages her fellow Tufts volunteers as they perform wellness checks by phone on residents aged 60 or older.
June 5, 2020 Large Image
Whether applying public health lessons or pivoting from nutrition or veterinary research, these students are using their skills to promote safety and awareness in communities

In January, Peilin Wang, MG21, in the Tufts University School of Medicine’s Master of Public Health (MPH) program, decided to spend the semester...

The Eta face mask has a shield to protect a dental professional’s eyes from tiny pieces of flying debris, a hazard of drilling and other procedures. Peter Arsenault, D94, and his partners donated all 20,000 masks in their inventory to health-care workers fighting the pandemic.
June 1, 2020 Large Image
A Tufts dentist and his partners put their business venture on hold and donate their entire inventory to health-care workers

On a damp, drizzly day in April, Peter Arsenault, D94, and his twin sons stuffed the family SUV with cartons and drove down to Boston. The...

A young woman with a mask over her face. When it comes to stress, we have more in common with wild animals than we realize, says a Tufts biology professor
June 1, 2020 Video
Lessons from a Pandemic: When it comes to stress, we have more in common with wild animals than we realize, says a Tufts biology professor

“Lessons from a Pandemic” is an occasional video series featuring Tufts faculty offering perspectives on COVID-19.

“We’d like to...

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