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.

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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.

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.

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Open House

Friday, January 6, 2017 - 12pm to 5pm
Learn more about our Open House

Upcoming Events

  • MCM Open House
    Friday, January 6, 2017
    Learn more about the M.S. in Conservation Medicine Program, meet MCM faculty and tour the campus. Individual faculty appointments available.

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