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Unraveling Zika

Monday, August 8th, 2016

A cattle disease spread by bodily fluids may offer clues for stemming the epidemic

mosquito

Five Weeks with Project Samana

Friday, August 5th, 2016

One old pizzeria turned vet clinic, two vet students, and five weeks in the Caribbean make for a great story told through 15 photos of Samana, Dominican Republic. Source: http://cummingsvoices.tufts.edu/2016/08/15-photos-of-summer-with-project-samana/

Pandemic U

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

The importance of training a global workforce to thwart infectious diseases

Pandemic response team

Tufts Travel Learn Program: Explore Extraordinary Destinations with Us

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

If you enjoy traveling to and exploring extraordinary destinations, you know how important it is to have a well-planned and executed travel plan. With the Tufts Travel Learn Program, trips are designed by leading travel partners and enriched by expert tour guides, allowing alumni and friends to engage in a fulfilling and educational travel experience that provides a powerful connection to the University.

Lessons on Thwarting Pandemics

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Tufts faculty help train a global workforce to halt infectious diseases like Ebola and Zika virus The Ebola pandemic presents a pretty good argument that preparing for outbreaks of infectious disease is more effective and… Read More

Pandemic response team

Gorilla Medicine

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

These great apes share 98.5 percent of their genes with us—which makes them susceptible to our diseases. Learn how wildlife veterinarians are protecting these endangered animals in Africa.

Jennifer Steele, DVM, PhD

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

I am a veterinarian with training in infectious disease research and a research assistant professor at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. My primary research interests are zoonotic diseases and international health. I enjoy working on… Read More

Emily Dae Andersen ’17

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Hometown: Bethel, CT Education: University of Vermont, BS in Animal Science I was drawn to Cummings School for its strong programs in such areas as international and wildlife medicine, and other, perhaps less traditional, areas… Read More

Dolphin Rescuers

Friday, August 1st, 2014

IFAW’s marine mammal rescue team responds to a mass stranding of common dolphins on Cape Cod in 2012.

Remembering the Rwandan Genocide

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Paul Kagame, president of Rwanda, spoke at Tufts about his country’s painful past and hopeful future. In introducing Kagame to the Tufts audience, President Anthony P. Monaco noted that the university is directly involved with Rwanda in a number of ways. The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at the School of Medicine have assisted Rwanda’s veterinary and public health schools with curriculum and faculty development and technology support. The Cummings School has also been engaged in Rwanda through its international veterinary medicine program, supporting the creation of an ambulatory veterinary clinic at the University of Rwanda-Nayagatare, with assistance from Cummings Foundation.

Paul Kagame, president of Rwanda