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Dr. Alastair E. Cribb, fifth dean of Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University

About Cummings School

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University is the only veterinary school in New England. Our progressive academic programs, high-quality clinical care services, and original research has brought Tufts University national and worldwide acclaim.   We offer a four-year professional Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree programthree combined DVM/Masters of Science degree programs, and four stand-alone graduate programs. Furthermore, our distinctive One Health programs focused on infectious disease research, comparative oncology, international medicine, wildlife, conservation medicine and human-animal interactions – help us educate a new breed of One Health graduates.

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Cummings School to Host 2019 National Veterinary Scholars Symposium (NVSS)

Cummings School is the proud host to NVSS, the premier annual scientific colloquium which showcases research accomplishments by veterinary students completing summer research internships.

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A Sad Goodbye and Huge Thank You to Dr. Ginny Rentko

The search is on for a new medical director.

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Caring for the Veterinary Caregivers

Wellness programs grow on the Grafton campus to help students, faculty, and staff weather the demands of veterinary practice and training Veterinarians and veterinary students tend to work under tremendous pressure, which takes a toll. Mental-health surveys reveal high rates of self-reported stress, depression, and thoughts of suicide. The reasons are many: a professional culture of Read More

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A Conversation with the New Cummings School Dean

Alastair Cribb talks about his proudest professional accomplishments, his excitement about the future—and his pets Over his career, newly appointed Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine dean Alastair Cribb has exemplified the myriad ways that veterinarians contribute to the health and wellbeing of animals, humans, and the world we share. Source:

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Cummings Veterinary Medical Center
at Tufts University

Comprised of our seven academic teaching hospitals and clinics Cummings Veterinary Medical Center offers our patients an opportunity to receive high-caliber, advanced and specialty veterinary care while providing our students a rich clinical learning environment.

Cummings Veterinary Medical Center specialists pair expertise with a human touch. The only academic center in New England, our faculty, students and staff translate cutting-edge science into advanced veterinary care that goes beyond healing the patient to embracing and tending to the entire family.