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Professor of Nutrition, Tufts University

Jerold R. Mande is Professor of the Practice, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and a Senior Fellow, Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, Tufts University. Mande joined the Tufts faculty in May 2017.

You can learn more about his current work and distinguished federal career at


  • 2017–present
    Professor of the Practice, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University
  • 2009–2011
    Deputy Under Secretary, USDA
  • 1999–2000
    Deputy Assistant Secretary, OSHA
  • 1997–1999
    Senior Advisor, White House
  • 1991–1997
    Executive Assistant, FDA
  • 1985–1991
    Senior Legislative Assistant, US Senate