School of Medicine News
An innovative wearable device puts Tufts on the front lines in fighting high blood pressure. The device for monitoring hypertension “is essentially empowering people to manage their disease,” said Mohan Thanikachalam, assistant professor of public health and community medicine at the School of Medicine.
For women with postpartum depression—by some estimates, nearly one in five new mothers—the recent announcement of positive results in clinical trials of a drug to help alleviate their symptoms was welcome news.
On February 21, more than 100 Tufts medical students came together to demonstrate against gun violence on the one-week anniversary of the deadly shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
How a program launched by a Tufts student encourages women experiencing homelessness to remember self-care.
Since 1982, Jody Schindelheim—the director of the adult psychiatry residency training program at Tufts Medical Center and the director of medical student education in psychiatry and a clinical professor at the School of Medicine—has been meeting with third-year medical students for an hour each week during their eight-week medicine clerkship. He books the room, convenes the meeting, and then mostly keeps quiet and stays out of the way as the eight to ten students compare notes and grapple with career decisions—required sessions that have affectionately come to be known as “Schindel-Time.”
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Tufts alum Dawn Gross on why hard conversations about life and death are so important to have right now.
Tufts-affiliated doctors are involved in a new model of medical-care delivery.
School of Medicine students evaluate programs and policies to combat HIV in Namibia