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In Pursuit of Conservation

Friday, June 26th, 2020

Elena Iacono’s longstanding love of animals has guided her from childhood to her career

Elena Iacono standing in front of the Cummings School sign on the grafton campus posing for a picture

The Veterinarian-Humanitarian

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

A Cummings School and Fletcher School alum works to get U.S. aid where it’s needed to fight COVID-19, locusts, and other emergencies across the globe

Christine Jost talks to a group of women about access to quality animal health services, while on a 2019 visit to the Somali region of Ethiopia

Why We Need Veterinarians in the Policy World

Monday, March 9th, 2020

Two Cummings School alums are spending the year in government fellowships focused on One Health. In the age of COVID-19, here’s why that’s so important

Community Medicine Keeps Pets Out of Shelters

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Jane Waterfall, V18, and Kayla Sample were the first two community medicine interns at the Tufts at Tech veterinary clinic in Worcester. Here’s what they learned.

Veterinarians Kayla Sample and Jane Waterfall, V18 posing for camera at Tufts at Tech community medicine clinic

Trying to Figure Out the Scoop on Poop

Thursday, January 30th, 2020

Cases of diarrhea that once would have been fatal are responding to fecal transplantation. Now Cummings School researchers are working to identify exactly how this procedure can help horses

Against All Odds – Clinician’s Expertise Saves Equitation Star

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

Last Thanksgiving, Conan, an 18.3-hand Argentinian warmblood, within hours went from being healthy and sound to being on the verge of death. Though the Big Equitation star’s tests were all coming back negative, it was clear he was running out of time—and it was up to the team at Tufts Equine Center to save him.

black and white photo of Conan, the Argentinian warmblood horse