This Friedman Seminar features six of our current postdoctoral scholars, presenting synopses of their varied research projects:
Eleanor Shonkoff: "Eating Well Matters @ Restaurants: A messaging campaign to guide healthy choices for children"
Kassandra Harding: "Causes and consequences of hidden hunger in South Asia"
Laura Pimpin: "Estimating the diet-related burden of disease in maternal and child health"
Zach Conrad: "Modeling the effect of population interventions to improve diet and reduce cardiovascular disease in the US"
Sarah Amin: "Addressing children’s nutrition and physical activity behaviors through the school environment and policies"
Sarah Pedersen: "Cost-Effectiveness of Nutrition-Focused Policies to Improve Maternal and Child Health in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa"
This seminar was held on December 2nd, 2015.
About the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy:
The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University is the only independent school of nutrition in the United States. The school's eight degree programs – which focus on questions relating to nutrition and chronic diseases, molecular nutrition, agriculture and sustainability, food security, humanitarian assistance, public health nutrition, and food policy and economics – are renowned for the application of scientific research to national and international policy.