Anna Miller taking a photo with a parakeet

Anna Miller, VG23


Douglassville, Pennsylvania

B.S. in Pre-Veterinary Medicine, Minor in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Delaware, 2023

Why did you choose to pursue this degree, and why did you choose Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine to pursue this degree?

I choose to pursue this degree because conservation medicine combines the ideas of one health and conservation biology in a completely unique program that can’t be found anywhere else except here at Tufts. Conservation medicine is extremely relevant to the future health of wildlife species and this degree will allow me the education to fight for the future of this Earth. I choose the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine to pursue this degree because of the experienced faculty who are so inspiring, and I have so much to learn from them.

What are your interests and/or experience relative to you program?

My interests include protection of endangered species- specifically birds, conservation of wildlife, pathology, and research/academia. Previously during my undergraduate career, I worked as a veterinary assistant at a small animal hospital and interned/volunteered at a wildlife rehabilitation center. 

What are your career goals after completing the program?

My goals after completing this program include continuing my education through a PhD program, after which I would like to continue in academia research and teach students about the importance of conservation medicine.