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Faculty in the MS-IDGH Program

Donna Akiyoshi, BA, BS, MBA, PhD

Molecular Genetics, Microbial Pathogenesis

As a research faculty member in the Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health (IDGH) for the past 17 years, I have wor...Continue reading

Janetrix Hellen Amuguni, BVM, MA, PhD

Course Director, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

Dr. Hellen Amuguni is a veterinarian with doctoral training in Infectious Diseases. She is a Research Assistant Professor in th...Continue reading

M. Sawkat Anwer, DMVH, PhD

Liver Disease

I have been teaching for over 30 years and currently teach pharmacology and conduct research on liver diseases. I enjoy teachin...Continue reading

Gillian Beamer, BA, VMD, PhD, DACVP

Pathology

I am an assistant professor in the Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health (IDGH) and a veterinarian scientist with ...Continue reading

Akram Da’darah, MSc, PhD

Infectious Disease

I am a course director and teach in the Master’s Program in Infectious Disease and Global Health. I have over 20 years of res...Continue reading

Julie C. Ellis, MS, PhD

Course Director, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

Rebecca Harris, PhD

Course Director, Adjunct Faculty, Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

Deborah T. Kochevar, DVM, PhD, DACVC

Pharmacology

Deborah T. Kochevar, DVM, PhD, DACVCP is Dean and Henry and Lois Foster Professor at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine...Continue reading

Jean M. Mukherjee, DVM, PhD, DACVM

Microbiology, Parasitology, Animal Models, Antibody-Based Therapeutics

I am an assistant professor in the Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health (IDGH). I have a dual background in veter...Continue reading

Maureen Murray, DVM, DiplABVP

Clinical Assistant Professor, Wildlife Medicine, Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

Dr. Maureen Murray is a graduate of Tufts Veterinary School and has been Staff Veterinarian at Tufts Wildlife Clinic since 2003...Continue reading

Felicia B. Nutter, DVM, PhD, DACZM

Infectious Disease

Dr Felicia Nutter is always up for a challenge. She’s gone from trekking through dense African forests to aid the conservatio...Continue reading

Mark Pokras, DVM

Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health, Wildlife and Conservation Medicine

Jonathan Runstadler, DVM, PhD

Professor, Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

Dr. Runstadler seeks to understand genetic factors that impact susceptibility to infectious disease, specific or general and th...Continue reading

Abhineet Sheoran, BVSc, MS, PhD

Immunology, Enteric Infections, Host Response, Immunotherapy, Vaccine Development

As Director of the MS-IDGH program I am thrilled to have helped develop this new graduate program designed to train individuals...Continue reading

Charles Shoemaker, PhD

Development and application of therapeutic biomolecules, novel antitoxin therapeutics, molecular helminthology

I am currently a professor in the Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health (IDGH) and Director of the PhD Program in ...Continue reading

Patrick J. Skelly, PhD

Parasitology, Molecular & Cellular Helminthology

I am a Course Director and teacher in the MS-IDGH program. I also run the Molecular Helminthology Laboratory at Cummings Schoo...Continue reading

Jessica Sparks, MCM '14, PhD Candidate

Course Director, Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

Sam Telford, SD, MS

Professor, Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

I am an epidemiologist focusing on arthropod-transmitted infections and am currently Professor of Infectious Disease and Global...Continue reading

Flo Tseng, DVM

Director, Tufts Wildlife Clinic Assistant Professor, Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

As Director of the Wildlife Clinic, Flo Tseng oversees Clinic operations and instructs students during their rotations at the C...Continue reading

Saul Tzipori, DVM, PhD, DSc, FRCVS

Infectious Disease, Enteric Infections and Host Response

As Chair of the Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health, I play a leading role in the master’s program. Like my co...Continue reading

Christopher A Whittier, DVM, PhD

Conservation Medicine

I joined Cummings School faculty in 2013 as a research assistant professor and Director of the MS in Conservation Medicine Prog...Continue reading

Giovanni F. Widmer, PhD

Molecular Biology of Protozoan Parasites, Microbial Pathogenesis

For over 20 years, I have taught in the General Parasitology and the Biotechnology course and have mentored PhD, master’s deg...Continue reading

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