Dr. Catherine M. Brown has a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Minnesota, a Master’s of Science in Wild Animal Health from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London and a Master’s of Public Health from Boston University. Dr. Brown was a wildlife veterinarian for eight years from 1997 - 2005. She worked for DuPage County’s Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Illinois and then moved to the Cape Wildlife Center in Massachusetts. Dr. Brown then served as an Applied Epidemiology Fellow with the New York State Department of Health’s Bureau of Infectious Diseases’ Zoonoses Program. She has served as the State Public Health Veterinarian at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health since 2006.