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Can We Eradicate Goat Plague?

A Cummings School researcher is looking to wipe out a viral illness that threatens endangered species—and the livelihoods of families in the developing world.

The Flu Hunters

A new research team at Cummings School is racing to keep the world ahead of the next pandemic.

Jumbo Mission

Tufts embraced the mighty pachyderm as its mascot more than a century ago. Now the university is rallying to save his species from extinction, while a sanctuary in Kenya rescues the babies.

Flo Tseng, DVM

Florina Tseng, DVM, wears many hats. A celebrated expert in wildlife medicine, Dr. Tseng serves as an Associate Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health. She’s also on the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University admissions committee, serves as the Director of the Tufts Wildlife Clinic, and Read More

Chris Whittier, DVM, PhD

Research Assistant Professor & Director of Master’s in Conservation Medicine Program, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University & Research Associate, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute I joined Cummings School faculty in 2013 as a research assistant professor and Director of the MS in Conservation Medicine Program (MCM).  I also assist with the RESPOND project, serve Read More