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Friedman Faculty - Palombo
Ruth Palombo
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine

Education:
  • Ph.D., in Social Policy, Brandeis University, Heller School for Social Policy and Management
  • M.S. in Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health
  • M.S. in Nutrition and Public Health, Columbia University
Contact Information
Phone: 
(617) 636-3480
Fax: 
(617) 636-4017
Research
General Research: 

Development of strategies to promote successful aging among elders with chronic conditions and disabilities; fostering coordination and collaboration between the public health and aging services networks to 1) enhance health promotion and disease prevention programs and 2) to educate and empower older adults to make healthy life choices; development of intergenerational programs to enhance civic engagement; role of public health in end of life issues