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Jillian Nolan, V22, left, and Alisha Gruntman, assistant professor of clinical sciences, looking at the beehives behind the administrative building at Cummings School.
A Cummings School elective in honey bee medicine prepares veterinarians to work with beekeepers

As an assistant professor of large animal internal medicine at Cummings School, Alisha Gruntman knows how to manage the health of groups of pigs, sheep, cows, and other livestock. Now, she’s teaching veterinary students how to apply the same population-health principles to food animals of a different stripe—tiny herds of tens of thousands of honey bees.