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A new selective in honeybee medicine is preparing veterinarians to work with beekeepers.

Live From Morocco

How veterinary students are learning to treat donkeys, mules and horses a world away.

Knowledge Swap

Veterinary student exchange designed to curb the spread of disease

Sarina Selleck, ’17: Self-Styled and Community Outreach

The Selectives program at Tufts is great at providing flexibility and support in pursuing student-driven ideas and interests. I chose a self-styled selective, under the mentorship of Dr. McCobb, in order to expand our current community outreach programs to include a site providing veterinary care to homeless pet owners. It was very rewarding to be Read More

Anya Price, ’16: Small Animal Surgery and Lab Animal Medicine

As a veterinary student straight out of undergrad with limited clinical experience, the Selectives program gave me easy exposure to the hospital and research in a low-pressure setting. I took a selective in small animal surgery, where I was able to get acquainted with the OR, familiarize myself with surgical procedures, and learn the general Read More

Jessica Sparks ’14

  Jessica Sparks immersed herself in conservation-related efforts during her five-week externship in the area of Chengdu, China. In the education departments at the Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding and the Chengdu Zoo, she committed her time to educating visitors, collaborating with local communities on sustainability projects, and creating wildlife trade exhibits and a Read More

Manar Abdel Mageed

Who doesn’t know a person in his life who has suffered from cancer?! This question urged me to join the pathology department as a PhD student, where cancer pathology has become my obsession. I am fascinated by histology—how cells are perfectly organized to form tissues and organs—and by pathology where one sees that perfect organization Read More

Raj Maganti

I’m a doctoral research trainee/graduate student at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine involved in a unique cooperative veterinary anatomic pathology residency training/PhD program funded by Biogen Idec (Cambridge, MA) under the mentorship of Dr. Robert Dunstan, distinguished investigator at Biogen-Idec and an adjunct faculty of Cummings School. I intend on pursuing a career in experimental Read More

Johnathan Shearer

I am an active duty US Army Veterinarian, and as part of my career progression I was given the opportunity to return to school for advanced education. I realized early on that I was drawn to the zoonotic disease and public health side of veterinary medicine, as related to food safety and defense, more so Read More

Caroline McKinney ’16

Hometown: Naperville, IL Education: Vanderbilt University, B.A. in Medicine, Health, and Society (interdisciplinary major) and Minor in French Tufts fits me and my veterinary aspirations perfectly. At Tufts, I am able to explore the clinical skills that save animals’ lives while also developing my background in public health theory – establishing habits and relationships that Read More