Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Records, 1976 -- 2003

Overview

Title: Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Records
Dates: 1976 -- 2003
Creator: Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Call Number: UA132
Size: 0.5 Linear Feet, 1 box
Language(s): English  
Permanent URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10427/48299
Location:
    Digital Collections and Archives, Tufts University
    archives@tufts.edu
    https://dca.tufts.edu/

Description

This collection contains invitations, publications, reports, and subject files associated with the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. Significant subjects in this collection include the Tufts University Nutrition Institute, the Tufts University Center on Hunger, Poverty, and Nutrition Policy, and the Tufts University School of Medicine's Jaharis Family Center for Biomedical and Nutrition Sciences.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into two series: Subject files and Publications and reports.

Biography/History

Biographical / Historical

The Tufts School of Nutrition Science and Policy was established in 1978 and renamed the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy in 2001. Its mission is to improve the nutritional health and well-being of populations throughout the world through research, education and community service. The Friedman School appointed Dr. Dariush Mazaffarian as its Dean in 2014.

The School offers several Master of Science and Doctoral Degree programs in both the social and biological sciences. Most Friedman students study disciplines within health promotion, clinical nutrition and disease prevention, while the faculty include economists, nutritionists, epidemiologists, physicians, political scientists, psychologists and biomedical sciences. The Friedman School is located on the Boston Health Sciences campus in a fourteen-story facility. In 2018, the school adopted a department structure of 6 discrete divisions and centers, which include: Division of Agriculture, Food and Environment; Division of Biomedical and Molecular Nutrition; Division of Food and Nutrition Policy; Division of Nutrition Epidemiology and Data Science; Division of Nutrition Interventions, Communications and Behavior Change; and the Feinstein International Center.

Access and Use

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Please see "Reproductions and Use" on the Digital Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permission to publish. Copyright to all materials created by Tufts University employees in the course of their work is held by the Trustees of Tufts University.

Preferred Citation

Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Records, 1976-2003. Tufts University. Digital Collections and Archives. Medford, MA.

Collection History

Processing Notes

This collection is processed.

Steven Gentry, Archives and Reference Assistant, processed this collection at the folder-level in January, 2018 under the direction of Adrienne Pruitt, Collections Management Archivist.

Subjects and Genre Terms
  • Curriculum and Instruction

Series Description

  1. Subject files, 1976

    This series contains one memorandum and one newspaper clipping related to the Tufts University Nutrition Institute.

  2. Publications and reports, circa 1981 -- 2003

    This series contains booklets, brochures, invitations, one newsletter, postcards, proceedings, programs, reports, and serials. The collection documents the activities of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Records, such as faculty research accomplishments as well as advertising materials for the School and its programs. Other major subjects included in this series include the Tufts University Center on Hunger, Poverty, and Nutrition Policy and the Tufts University School of Medicine's Jaharis Family Center for Biomedical and Nutrition Sciences.