Last week thousands of students in Boston graduated from some of the world’s top schools in public health, biomedical engineering, physical therapy, and related fields. The Boston University School of Public Health offers innovative, hands on programs that prepare students to tackle the most pressing issues in health. In addition to standard public health curriculum, students are trained in skills like biostatistics, coding, and app development.
The USDA reports that 1-in-7 Americans don't know where their next meal will come from. Lower-income neighborhoods in urban areas are especially affected. In this three-part series, MedTech Boston investigates various factors that shape the food insecurity issue in Boston and how those factors are connected to health outcomes.
“I have so much respect for people who have to make these wide-sweeping lifestyle changes.”