Diversity Commitment Statement

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The Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA)  does not discriminate in employment, lab-based trainee programs, research or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion or religious creed, disability or handicap, sex or gender, gender identity and/or expression (including a transgender identity), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

Here at the HNRCA at Tufts University inclusion is valued greatly. With a focus on the study of nutrition and its relation to healthy aging, we hope to build a climate that supports and advances diversity, inclusion and equity of our employees, research participants and community, and scientific findings/research. HNRCA efforts are supported by Tufts University and USDA wide effort to promote diversity, and inclusion.

For more information, please visit the Office of Equal Opportunity and the University's Diversity and Inclusion sites.