Newsletter // April 2016
Diet and Disease
Alexandra Simas, N16
Alexandra Simas, N16, a doctoral student at the Friedman School, is trying to understand why some individuals develop certain metabolic disorders, even when they eat the same things. Your support provides critical resources for students, like Alex, as they seek to understand the most pressing health needs of older adults.
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Tufts Nutrition Council
The Friedman School and Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging are excited to launch the inaugural Tufts Nutrition Council on April 8-9 in Boston. The invitation-only events will join together volunteer leaders from diverse backgrounds who share our passion for nutrition and wellness.
New Entry Partners with Bondir Concord
New Entry Sustainable Farming Project
Be our guest at a special fundraising dinner at Bondir Concord in support of the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project Low-Income Food Access Initiative. New Entry has partnered with Chef-Owner Jason Bond, a Boston Magazine Chef of the Year, to deliver a farm fresh culinary experience you don’t want to miss.
Tufts Nutrition Top 10
vegetables
Here are some vegetables that deserve a second glance for their nutritional benefits, according to Jeffrey Blumberg, a Friedman School professor and scientist in the Antioxidants Research Laboratory at the Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts, and Helen Rasmussen, a Friedman School instructor and senior research dietitian at the center.
Kudos
The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and the Jean Mayer Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) congratulate their students and colleagues who are receiving recognition and awards at the Experimental Biology Conference 2016, including: Jeffrey B. Blumberg, PhD; Sarah L. Booth, PhD; Johanna Andrews Chavez, MMS; Elizabeth Killion, MS; Alice H. Lichtenstein, DSc; and Susan B. Roberts, PhD.
Dr. Lisa Freeman, J86, V91, NG96, has been selected to receive the 2016 Tufts University Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award. The Alumni Awards ceremony and reception took place on Saturday, April 2, on the Medford/Somerville campus.

upcoming events

Annual Gershoff Symposium “e-Nutrition: Bringing Food into the Digital Age”

Friday, April 8, 2016 1:30-5:00 p.m.
Tufts Boston Campus

Final Call for the All Alumni Reunion Weekend 2016!

April 8-9, 2016
Tufts Boston Campus

New Entry Fundraising Dinner at Bondir Concord

Monday, May 2, 2016 6:00 pm
24 Walden Street Concord, Massachusetts

Alumni & Friends Webinar

June, 2016
Stay tuned for details

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