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Our Alumni: Deborah Mailand

"I realized public health, specifically, epidemiology, allowed me to combine my interests and skills in medicine, science, math, and community service."
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Our Alumni: Char Kasprzak

"The Tufts MPH Program was where I could learn to understand the health care system from a social justice perspective."

Identifying Hepatitis C Hotspots

Tom Stopka, PhD, MHS, Assistant Professor of Public Health & Community Medicine at TUSM, uses an innovative analysis combining geographic information systems, spatial epidemiology, and statistical modeling to identify Hepatitis C hotspots.
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Extra Miles for Fitness Trackers

A new program founded by Lisa Gualtieri, an assistant professor of public health and community medicine at Tufts, will test if donated, recycled fitness trackers like Jawbone, Withings, Fitbit, and Garmin can help underserved populations get healthier.

Addiction in the Curriculum for New MDs

Tufts University School of Medicine joins forces with the state’s three other medical schools—the University of Massachusetts, Boston University, and Harvard—to help future doctors confront the growing opioid crisis.

Caring For the Global Village

After an internship at a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in New Jersey opened her eyes to heart-wrenching stories of lost childhoods and broken lives, Margie Skeer devoted her life to a career in public health.