Alan Balsam, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Community Health Sciences

PhD, Tufts University
MPH, Boston University
MS, Framingham State College
BA, Brandeis University

Alan Balsam, PhD is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Boston University School of Public Health and at the Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Balsam received a PhD in Nutrition from Tufts University and an MPH from Boston University School of Public Health. He was previously a Director of Elder Health Programs for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and many of his publications are on food and health services for the elderly. Dr. Balsam is a part of the Massachusetts Public Health Association, American Public Health Association, and the American Dietetic Association.

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  1. Hawkins IW, Balsam AL, Goldman R. A Survey of Registered Dietitians' Concern and Actions Regarding Climate Change in the United States. Front Nutr. 2015; 2:21. PMID: 26217666; PMCID: PMC4495332; DOI: 10.3389/fnut.2015.00021;
  2. Hawkins I, Balsam A, Graves D. A Qualitative Study of the Skills that Enable the ProEnvironmental Behaviors of Registered Dietitians. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 2015; 10(1):60-71.
  3. Hawkins I, Balsam A, Graves D. The Factors Associated With Pro-Environmental Behaviors of Registered Dietitians and the Relationship Between Personal and Practice Behaviors. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 2015; 10(1):72-91.
  4. Bottum C, Balsam A. Aging in Good Health (Levkoff S, Chee YK, Eds.). Community-Based and Educational Services for Elders. Springer Publishing. New York. 2011; 319-40.
  5. Tranh T, Khatutsky G, Aroian K, Balsam A. Living Arrangements, Depression, and Health Status Among Elderly Russian-Speaking immigrants. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 2000; 33(2):63-77.
  6. Balsam A, Sullivan A. Services Innovations in the elderly Nutrition Program: Two Decades of Accomplishment. Journal of Nutrition of the Elderly. 2000; 19(4):41-8.
  7. Balsam AL, Ristinen E, Emond J, Emond SK. Elder health programs in state health agencies. Public Health Rep. 1996 Mar-Apr; 111(2):162-4. PMID: 8606916; PMCID: PMC1381725
  8. Balsam A, Grant N, Rogers BL. Program characteristics of home-delivered meals programs for persons with HIV and AIDS. J Community Health. 1996 Feb; 21(1):37-49. PMID: 8903582
  9. Levkoff S, Berkman B, Balsam A. Health Promotion\Disease Prevention: New Directions for Geriatric Education. Journal of Gerontology and Geriatrics Education. 1996; 22:93-104.
  10. Moyer W, Balsam A. Nutrition Programs for the Elderly: A View From the Trenches. Journal of Nutrition for the Elderly. 1996; 16(2):33-42.
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Elderly Nutrition
Nutrition Programs
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