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Protecting Wildlife Species for the Greater Good

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

A lifelong passion for marine life and the encouragement of mentors led Dr. Julie Ellis to Cummings School, where she heads the Seabird Ecological Assessment Network and Northeast Wildlife Disease Cooperative.

Women’s History Month: Paula Castaño & Dr. Felicia B. Nutter

Monday, March 6th, 2017

MCM grad and Restoration Specialist, Paula Castaño, reflects on how her mentor in the MCM program continues to inspire her to protect wildlife and advance conservation. Source: http://cummingsvoices.tufts.edu/2017/03/womens-history-month-paula-castano-dr-felicia-b-nutter/

A Week in the Life of MCM

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

From technical training in the field, to data analysis in the Tufts Data Lab in Medford, to good old fashion lectures in Grafton, Master of Conservation Medicine (MCM) students are always on the go. Source:… Read More

Unraveling Zika

Monday, August 8th, 2016

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

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Graduate Student Orientation 2015

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Graduate students in the three programs – MS in Animals and Public Policy, MS in Conservation Medicine, and MS in Infectious Disease and Global Health – at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University… Read More

Graduate Program Picnic 2015

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.

Sea Sick

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

An MCM alumna is on the trail of an illness that has migrated to the oyster beds of New England—one associated with a pathogen typically found in warm water.

Chris Whittier, DVM, PhD

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Research Assistant Professor & Director of Master’s in Conservation Medicine Program, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University & Research Associate, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute I joined Cummings School faculty in 2013 as a research… Read More

The Old Men and the Sea

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

An alumna of Tufts’ conservation medicine program chronicles the end of the Azorean whaling industry