MS in Conservation Medicine

Conservation medicine uses a One Health approach to address urgent issues facing our planet, including emerging and resurging diseases, habitat use conflicts, environmental contamination, ecosystem and climate change, biodiversity loss, and ecosystem function degradation.

Zika Unraveled

As Rio de Janeiro welcomes athletes to the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, concerns about the Zika virus continue to grow. MCM student Christopher Mantell has contributed to an article about how a cattle disease spread by bodily fluids may offer clues for stemming the epidemic.

Mosquito

Gorilla Medicine

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

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.

Students in Action

Students enrolled in the Masters in Conservation Medicine program at the Cummings School share their experience in selecting the program, their projects and plans after completion.

UPCOMING EVENTS

M.S. in Conservation Medicine Open House
Friday, January 5, 2018

Unable to travel to the Grafton campus? Join one of our Live Informational Webinars:

M.S. in Conservation Medicine Informational Webinars
Monday, November 13, 2017 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Monday, December 11, 2017 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Monday, January 22, 2018 from 3:00 - 4:00 PM
(Eastern Standard Time)

Conservation medicine uses a One Health approach to address urgent issues facing our planet, including emerging and resurging diseases, habitat use conflicts, environmental contamination, ecosystem and climate change, biodiversity loss, and ecosystem function degradation.

 MS in Conservation Medicine Program

  • Impart foundational knowledge in conservation medicine issues and applications
  • Build upon an individual student’s disciplinary strengths
  • Provide experiences in real-world conservation settings
  • Foster interdisciplinary collaborations and supply students with invaluable contacts from a network of experts
  • Create opportunities to master and practice skills necessary to be successful leaders in the conservation health arena