Andrew Bohm Tufts Death – I’m truly sorry to hear about the passing of Dr. Andrew Bohm. He was an associate professor of developmental, molecular, and chemical biology at Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) and was held in high regard by the TUSM and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) communities.
Dr. Bohm was not only known for his academic contributions but also for his role as a mentor, friend, and advocate for the postdoctoral community at Tufts University. Over the span of five years, he played a significant role in building a supportive and empowering environment for postdocs. He organized various activities like coffee hours and even outdoor activities such as kayaking on the Charles River, fostering a sense of community and belonging among postdoctoral scholars.
His dedication to the well-being and development of postdocs extended beyond his research and teaching. He served as the postdoctoral scholars officer, offering guidance, support, and an open-minded approach. He was known for his generous heart and genuine commitment to both the postdoc community and the university as a whole.
To honor his memory, a gathering was scheduled, where members of the Tufts community could remember Dr. Bohm and seek support from each other. Students were provided with resources for counseling services through TalkOne2One Counseling Services and the office of student wellness. Faculty and staff were also offered counseling resources through KGA and the university chaplaincy.
Dr. Bohm’s impact was evident in the heartfelt remembrances shared by colleagues, students, and friends. His kindness, enthusiasm, and dedication left a lasting impression on those who had the privilege of knowing him. From assisting with scientific endeavors to fostering a positive and welcoming environment, Dr. Bohm’s legacy continues to inspire. The passing of Dr. Bohm is indeed a loss for the Tufts University community, and his contributions will be remembered and cherished by all who had the opportunity to learn from him and work alongside him.