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Contact Info:
Tufts University
Dept. of Community Health
574 Boston Avenue
Suite 208
Medford, MA 02155

Tel: 617.627.0408

Yolanta Kovalko
Department Administrator


Yolanta Kovalko is the Department Administrator of Community Health at Tufts University. She came from the Boston University School of Medicine where she held the position of Administrative Manager for the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. She developed programs in professional development, career services and wellness to support Post Docs and Ph.D. students. Previous to that she worked as the Manager of the Summer Term. Yolanta has spent 25 years working in academic administration at Boston University where she earned her Masters of Science in Arts Administration. She earned an advanced communicator award from Toastmasters International and founded the chapter at BU. She is also a certified fundraiser and yoga teacher. Yolanta and her husband, a documentary filmmaker, ran the UN Film Festival in Boston for several years. They live in Ball Square, Somerville. Yolanta speaks Polish and Russian and volunteers at MGH as a medical interpreter.