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Peter Walker

Friedman Faculty - Peter Walker
Peter Walker
Irwin H. Rosenberg Professor of Nutrition and Human Security, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

Director, Feinstein International Center

Education:

Ph.D. in Soil Science, Sheffield University

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Research
General Research: 

Humanitarian crises

Beatrice Rogers

Friedman Faculty
Beatrice L Rogers
Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Program Director:
Food Policy & Applied Nutrition

Adjunct Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Education:

Ph.D. in Economics and Public Health, Florence Heller School for Advanced Studies in Social Welfare, Brandeis University

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Research
General Research: 

Economic determinants of household food consumption; consumption effects of economic and pricing policies; design and impacts of food assistance; determinants of intrahousehold allocation of food and other resources; determinants of program effectiveness. I am also interested in survey research methods and in how to design and implement interdisciplinary educational curricula.

Christina Economos

Friedman Faculty
Christina D Economos
The New Balance Chair in Childhood Nutrition; Associate Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Education:

Ph.D. in Nutrition, Tufts University School of Nutrition Science and Policy

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General Research: 

Dr. Economos's research efforts have addressed the interaction between exercise, diet, and body composition aimed at preventing osteoporosis and obesity, starting in early childhood. She is the principal investigator of multiple large-scale studies examining childhood nutrition and physical activity with the goal of inspiring behavior, policy, and environmental change to improve the health of America's children. She has worked effectively with diverse communities and has crafted, implemented, and evaluated physical activity and nutrition education curriculum. Dr.

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Economos currently serves as an appointed member of the Institute of Medicine's Committee on an Evidence Framework for Obesity Prevention Decision-Making.

NUTR 202

Course Title: 
Principles of Nutrition Science
202

This course presents the fundamental scientific principles of human nutrition. Students will become familiar with food sources; recommended intake levels; biochemical role; mode of absorption, transport, excretion; deficiency/toxicity symptoms, and potential major public health problems for each macro- and micronutrient.

Credit: 
1.0
Instructor: 
McKay
Day/Time: 
Monday and Friday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Rebecca Boulos

Friedman Faculty
Rebecca Boulos
Adjunct Instructor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

Assistant Clinical Professor, University of New England

Education:

Ph.D., Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy

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Research
General Research: 
  • Community-engaged, culturally-sensitive public health research and programming
  • Stress, coping and health

    Justeen Hyde

    Justeen Hyde
    Adjunct Instructor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

    Instructor, Harvard Medical School

    Senior Scientist, Institute for Community Health

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    Research
    General Research: 
    1. Public Health Services and Systems Research: Local and national research aimed at understanding factors associated with high quality service delivery and quality improvement efforts
    2. Child welfare practices and policies that are designed to protect and promote the health and well-being of children in foster care
    3. Participatory evaluation of community-based and public sector services

    Harvard Prevention Research Center

    First Name: 
    Katie
    Last Name: 
    Wright
    Location: 
    Boston, MA
    Date of Presentation: 
    2013

    Segterra Inside Tracker

    First Name: 
    Emily
    Last Name: 
    Wei
    Location: 
    Cambridge, MA
    Date of Presentation: 
    2013

    MIT Health and Wellness

    First Name: 
    Kalyn
    Last Name: 
    Weber
    Location: 
    Cambridge, MA
    Date of Presentation: 
    2013
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