Lisa Feldman Barrett, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, was recently elected to the Royal Society of Canada, the highest honor for Canadian scholars in the arts, sciences, and humanities. Her body of research (see a video) focuses on the nature of emotion from both psychological and neuroscience perspectives.
Jeffrey Coots, a School of Law student pursuing a dual degree in public health at Tufts School of Medicine, has received an Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, a prestigious national program that supports research and outreach address- ing healthcare disparities in underserved communities. With his award, Coots will help former inmates with chronic healthcare needs get access to primary care.
Connie Lu, a fifth-year student in the Bouvé College of Health Science’s School of Pharmacy, was also awarded an Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. She will tackle smoking addiction, working with mem- bers of an Asian-American community in a Boston neighborhood.
Vladimir Torchilin, University Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, recently received the Bangham Award for his outstanding contributions to the study of liposomes—artificially formed, nanosized lipid bubbles—as carriers for targeted drug delivery. His studies over the past three decades have been at the forefront of innovative liposome research.