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Aleksandra “Ola” Marczak

B.S. in Biology with a minor in Chemistry, Westfield State University, May 2018
M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2019

Current Position:
IACUC Coordinator at Boston Children’s Hospital

What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program?
Before entering this program, I was completing my undergraduate degree in Biology as well as working for a specialty vet clinic.

What aspects of MAPP led to your decision to join the program?
The idea that I can complete a masters that is animal related but not veterinary medicine.

Interests in and experience with animals
I have worked with animals my entire life, I started by working for my barn and horseback riding. Then in high school I worked for a local pet store. Once in college I began working for veterinary clinics, assisting with farm calls, as well as being the captain of my equestrian team.

What are your outside interests?
I typically lead an active lifestyle between going to CrossFit 5-6 days a week, hiking and running with my dogs, and spending countless days on the beach.

Number of pets? What?
I have a total of 11 pets at home.
I have 4 dogs, two which are rescues and two miniature aussies; Leela, Szyszka, Tigger, and Meeka
I have 4 cats, all rescued cats; Whiskey, Zara, Molly, and Luna
I have two snakes; a corn snake and ball python
I have a Quaker parrot; Ania

MS in Animals and Public Policy Student Externship and Research Poster Presentations 2019

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