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Disease Prevention

Tufts is an international center for disease treatment, prevention, research and fellowship training for good reason: it encompasses medical, public health, dental, nutrition, veterinary, engineering and life sciences research and teaching. As a health science powerhouse, Tufts is bringing fresh solutions to the world’s most daunting diseases and health threats.

  • In 2016,Tufts University School of Medicine received a $15 million grant from the Jaharis Family Foundation, allowing for the construction of brand new labs for students and financial aid for students looking to pursue a career in family medicine.
Sophia and Richard Catrambone
Richard Catrambone, D85, DG89, D19P, and his wife, Sophia, are supporting the Dental School’s lobby-renovation project by endowing the patient-services suite
Dr. Ho
A $5.6 million gift from Samuel Ho, M76, will endow the Sam W. Ho Health Justice Scholars Program and strengthen opportunities for students to service the underserved.
Tibet

When Yang Yu, VG16, arrived in the Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in southern Qinghai, China, the first thing she noticed was the dogs. Huge and black with thick ruffs of fur like lions’ manes, Tibetan mastiffs were everywhere.