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CUMMINGS SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE AT TUFTS UNIVERSITY

Healing Animals. Helping Humans. Transforming Global Health.

From the Dean

Welcome to Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, New England’s only veterinary school. Whether you are a potential student, an animal owner who needs veterinary services, a potential faculty or staff member, or a member of the public with a passion for animals, we hope you find what you need at Cummings School.

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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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Mike Karlin working with a 3d model

Veterinary Surgery Planning and Training in 3D

Cummings School veterinarians and students tap 3D printing to better prepare for operations and practice clinical skills

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Tess Van Kan looking through a microscope

This Cummings Grad Researches Vector-Borne Diseases for the CDC

Tess van Kan, VG16, credits the school’s M.S. in Infectious Disease & Global Health program for giving her a leg up

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A New Approach to Gene Therapy—Now In Dogs, Maybe Later In Humans

For dogs with mitral valve disease, a gene therapy entering clinical trials at Cummings School could hold promise.

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Katie Holmes, V13, right, performs a lifesaving amputation on a badly injured dog, as Alene Pohly, V22, left, and sanctuary technician Rishi assist, during a service trip to India sponsored by the Cummings School alumni association.

Transformational Service Trips for Future Veterinarians

Cummings School alumni are helping veterinary students gain critical clinical skills while helping animals in need around the globe

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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.