Tufts History

125 Years and Counting

Celebrating just some of the discoveries, pioneers, and innovations at the heart of the School of Medicine.

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Leading the Charge

How Dr. H. Jack Geiger and Tufts created the country’s first community health centers—and launched a movement.

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Making Transplants a Reality

Robert S. Schwartz figured out how to prevent organ rejection.

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Trailblazers

Honoring some of the faculty and alumni who made their marks over the years.

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First in the Field

Charles Dinarello and his team cloned interleukin-1, leading to research on how cytokines control the immune response. 

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Sea Changes

A look at how the Floating Hospital launched a new era in pediatric care. 

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When Bigotry Was a Science

During the 1920s, Tufts stood nearly alone in opposing the eugenics movement.

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As Good as His Words

Former Sackler School dean and pharmacology pioneer Louis Lasagna also penned a modern Hippocratic oath. 

Health & Wellness

First Person

Reflections from alums Sandra R. Hernández and Nahid Bhadelia, and professor emeritus Te-Wen Chang.

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The TUSM Timeline

Key moments in the school's century-and-a-quarter of medical excellence.