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Carole Palmer

Professor; Division Head of Nutrition and Oral Health Promotion

Carole Palmer

Carole Palmer

Professor; Division Head of Nutrition and Oral Health Promotion

Phone (617) 636-6808
1 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA 02111
Biography: 

Dr. Carole Palmer is Professor and Head of the Division of Nutrition and Oral Health Promotion at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She is also Professor at the Tufts University School of Nutrition, Adjunct Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine and Staff Nutritionist at the Frances Stern Nutrition Center of New England Medical Center Hospital. Dr. Palmer’s primary research emphasis has been the study of relationships between diet and/or nutrition, and oral conditions. She is also a leader in developing models for implementing nutrition care in clinical dental settings. She is known nationally and internationally for the innovative nutrition-related video training programs she has developed for national research studies, the government, voluntary agencies, professionals, and the public. She has written extensively in the professional and lay literature, and has consulted widely on nutrition and oral health issues for professional organizations and private industry.

Education: 
Ed.D., Educational Policy, Planning and Administration, Boston University, 1989
M.Ed., Nutrition Education, Tufts University, 1969
Dietetic Internship, Frances Stern Nutrition Center of Tufts New England Medical Center (Registered Dietitian), 1969
B.S., Nutrition, Simmons College, 1967