Meera Gatlin, M.P.H., D.V.M.

Meera Gatlin, M.P.H., D.V.M.

Research/Areas of Interest: food protection participatory epidemiology public health education


  • DVM, Tufts University, Medford, United States, 2016
  • MPH, Tufts University, Medford, United States, 2016
  • BA, Northwestern University, Evanston, United States, 2012


Meera Gatlin is the track leader for the combined DVM/MPH pathway at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to this, she worked as a small animal clinician, specializing in canine reproduction. Dr. Gatlin has also worked on STD/STI surveillance at the Evanston Health Department in Evanston, IL as well as food-borne disease outbreaks at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

During her time at Tufts University, she conducted an independent research project on Q Fever (Coxiella burnetti) prevalence in bulk tank milk and raw milk consumption habits in southern New England. She was the recipient of the NIH Summer Research Training Grant as well as the Morton A. Madoff Public Health Fellowship.

Her clinical interests include canine reproduction techniques, feline-friendly approaches, and feline general medicine, and small animal nutrition. Her academic and research interests are focused on participatory epidemiology, canine theriogenology, and translational medicine in reproduction, and the use of technology in community medicine.

When she is not at work, Dr. Gatlin enjoys traveling internationally, practicing yoga, journaling, and reading science fiction