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Five Things You Didn’t Know about Groundhogs

Chris Whittier, V97, research assistant professor of conservation medicine at Cummings School, shares the dirt on these important enormous, whistling, burrowing squirrels While many Americans would recognize famed Punxsutawney Phil as a groundhog, they may not know much else about the species. As Groundhog Day approaches on February 2, let’s take a minute to consider Read More

Hunting Ebola’s Origins

Two Tufts alumni contributed to research providing a critical clue into the mysterious cause of the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history

Motherhood and Veterinary School

Cummings School researchers find that women who are pregnant, raising children, or considering parenthood at U.S. veterinary training institutions may lack adequate support

Mighty Mice

Cummings School and MIT work with Massachusetts citizens to genetically fight Lyme disease.

Veterinarian at the Museum

A Tufts alum helped create an exhibit exploring how human pandemics emerge from animals and the environment.

Helping Women in Recovery

Creating better animal models may help pregnant women—and support children exposed to opioids in utero.

Combating Dogfighting

New research reveals distinct wound patterns from the criminal enterprise—and may provide a new tool for law enforcement.

One Health Workforce

Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health Home > Research Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health About Concentrations & Special Programs MS in Infectious Disease and Global Health Conservation Medicine in IDGH Public Health DVM/Master of Public Health Program Wildlife Medicine Concentration Faculty Research Anti-infective VNAs Bacterial toxin-mediated diseases Cryptosporidiosis Human microbiome Infectious Disease Read More