FRIEDMAN FELLOWS
LATEST SYMPOSIUM: 04.21.17 IN CHICAGO, IL WITH THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR NUTRITION SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS

2012 Symposium Presentations
Nutrition, Diabetes and Human Health


Presentation by Leonid Poretsky, MD

Welcome Fellows, Mentors and Guests

Leonid Poretsky, MD
Friedman Diabetes Institute, Director

Friedman Fellows at Tufts Medical Center Continuing the Legacy

Friedman Fellows at Tufts Medical Center Continuing the Legacy

Ronald Lechan, MD, PhD
Division of Endocrinology
Diabetes and Metabolism
Professor of Medicine

5th Annual Fellows Symposium Brochure

5th Annual Fellows Symposium Brochure

Most of the symposium presentations are listed below. Some are publicly available to download, whereas others are password-protected.


Multi-Sector Systems Approach to Obesity Prevention

Multi-Sector Systems Approach to Obesity Prevention

Christina Economos, PhD
Associate Professor
Tufts University

Vitamin D for Diabetes: To D or not to D?

Vitamin D for Diabetes: To D or not to D?

Anastassios G. Pittas, MD, MS
Tufts Medical Center

The Effect of Weight Loss in Obesity on Core Body Temperature and Brown Adipose Tissue Activity

The Effect of Weight Loss in Obesity on Core Body Temperature and Brown Adipose Tissue Activity

Lisa M. Neff, MD, MS
Tufts Medical Center

Advanced Glycation End Products in Diabetic Kidney Disease

Advanced Glycation End Products in Diabetic Kidney Disease

Grishma Parikh, MD
Beth Israel Medical Center
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Developing an Evidence Based Self-Study Diabetes Curriculum for Internal Medicine Residents

Developing an Evidence Based Self-Study Diabetes Curriculum for Internal Medicine Residents

Renee E. Amori, MD
Tufts Medical Center

Cash Transfer and Nutritional Status: Evidence from Niger

Cash Transfer and Nutritional Status: Evidence from Niger

Marc Nene, MD, MS
Tufts University

Advanced Glycation End Products in Diabetic Kidney Disease

Measuring Price Differentials in Food Retail

Joseph Llobrera
Tufts University

The use of technology in diabetes: Thinking outside the box

The use of technology in diabetes: Thinking outside the box

Nuha El Sayed, MD
Tufts Medical Center

All the Tea in China

All the Tea in China

Rebecca Nemec
Tufts University

Bicycle Innovations: Designing Farm Implements for Small Farmers

Bicycle Innovations: Designing Farm Implements for Small Farmers

Mario Varon
Design for Poverty Alleviation

Targeting and Safety Monitoring for LIFUP in First Human Trials

Targeting and Safety Monitoring for LIFUP in First Human Trials


Challenges of sustainability measurement in the Title II Food Aid Program in Bolivia

Challenges of sustainability measurement in the Title II Food Aid Program in Bolivia


Regional Food Hubs: Assessing Community Impacts

Regional Food Hubs: Assessing Community Impacts

Nicole Tichenor, MS
Tufts University

Summary of saga of focused ultrasound (FUS) neuromodulation

Summary of saga of focused ultrasound (FUS) neuromodulation

Seung-Schik Yoo, PhD, MBA
Associate Professor of Radiology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Access to Healthy Food on the Navajo Nation

Access to Healthy Food on the Navajo Nation

Emily Piltch, MPH
Tufts University