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Transforming Global Health

Cummings School is committed to advancing One Health initiatives that enhance the health and well-being of animals, humans and the environment. Our leadership in both clinical and research settings reaches across disciplines, into the classroom, and out in the world.

Our faculty engages in innovative One Health research in the areas of   infectious disease, comparative oncology, international medicine, wildlife, conservation medicine and human-animal interactions. This work creates a campus without boundaries, offers unique learning experiences, and ultimately helps us educate a new breed of One Health graduates prepared to make a positive impact in the World.

Gorilla Medicine

These great apes share 98.5 percent of their genes with us—which makes them susceptible to our diseases. Learn how wildlife veterinarians are protecting these endangered animals in Africa.

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The Most Important Disease You’ve Never Heard Of

Tufts’ veterinary school researchers are among a handful worldwide seeking a cure for a debilitating parasitic infection that afflicts over 200 million people

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Organic Nation

Melissa Bailey oversees the standards that shape a burgeoning $35 billion industry

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African communities, women are the sole caretakers of the livestock

Empowering African Women to Stop Diseases

Villagers hold the key in fighting off emerging animal-based pandemics, says researcher Hellen Amuguni

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Dolphin Rescuers

Veterinary student’s research could improve survival rates for stranded animals

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Backyard Battles

The unhappy convergence of suburbia and wildlife

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What Fuels Ebola?

The origins and ecology of the deadly disease

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New Digs

A rare toad gets a tour of potential habitats on Cape Cod

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