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Dr. Anne Goldfeld, Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School and Senior Investigator in the Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital received the Dr. Jean Mayer Global Citizenship Award from the Institute of Global Leadership at Tufts University on February 24th.  The Dr. Jean Mayer Global Citizenship Award was established in 1993 to honor the work and life of Dr. Jean Mayer, President and Chancellor of Tufts University from 1976-93, and it is given annually to individuals whose moral courage, personal integrity, and passion for scholarship resonated his dictum that: "Scholarship, research and teaching must be dedicated to solving the most pressing problems facing the world."  Past recipients have included Nobel Laureates Amartya Sen, Desmond Tutu and Mohammed Yunus.

Dr. Goldfeld was presented with the award at Tuft’s Institute for Global Leadership's annual symposium, held at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts (February 21 -24), where she was a featured speaker.  The award was given to her "In recognition of a lifetime of passionate thinking and caring to ensure the vitality and integrity of vulnerable peoples".