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Tracey Glover

Program Coordinator, Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

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, 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

Sandy Ayres, DVM

Assistant Professor, Section of Neuroscience and Reproductive Biology, Department of Biomedical Sciences

Dr. Sandy Ayres is an Assistant Professor at Cummings School. Her general research interests are Caprine Reproduction: Advanced...Continue reading

Perry J. Bain, DVM, PhD, DiplACVP

Assistant Professor, Pathology, Department of Biomedical Sciences

Dr. Perry Bain received his Doctor in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia and his PhD from the University of Flo...Continue reading

Gillian Beamer, BA, VMD, PhD, DACVP


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

Gillian Beamer, BA, VMD, PhD, DACVP

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

Jeremy Bell, MS

Restoration Specialist, Division of Ecological Restoration Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game

Jeremy Bell specializes in coastal and freshwater restoration projects, with an emphasis on plant ecology and site hydrology. H...Continue reading

Ari Bernstein, MD, MPH

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School Associate Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard School of Public Health Hospitalist, Division of General Pediatrics, Boston Children’s Hospital

Dr. Bernstein practices pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Boston. His work examines the human health dimensions of global env...Continue reading

Irene Bosch, MPH, PhD

Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine Research Scientist, MIT

Dr. Irene Bosch is a visiting scientist at M.I.T. and also an adjunct professor at Mt. Sinai University in New York. Dr. Bosch...Continue reading

Mark T. Brown, PhD

Environmental Engineering Sciences University of Florida

Dr. Mark Brown is Professor of Environmental Engineering Sciences and Program Director of the Center for Environmental Policy a...Continue reading

Catherine (Katie) Brown, DVM, MSc, MPH

State Public Health Veterinarian, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Dr. Catherine M. Brown has a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Minnesota, a Master’s of Science in Wild An...Continue reading

Irene Bueno-Padilla, DVM, MPH

Veterinary Resident-Graduate Program University of Minnesota

Dr. Irene Bueno-Padilla graduated from the University of Cordoba Veterinary School (Spain) in 2007 and then moved to the Univer...Continue reading

Nicola Bulled, MA, MPH, PhD

Educator, Research Instructor

Dr. Nicola Bulled is an experienced educator and research instructor. She holds a PhD and an MA in Anthropology from the Univer...Continue reading

Glenn Bush, MSc, PhD

Assistant Scientist Woods Hole Research Center

Dr. Glenn Bush specializes in welfare economics, resource valuation, and environmental cost-benefit analysis. His work has focu...Continue reading

Edward Calabrese, PhD

Professor, School of Public Health and Health Sciences University of Massachusetts Amherst

Research and publications in environmental toxicology; emphasis on biological factors (i.e. genetic and nutritional factors) wh...Continue reading

Alex Cottin, MA

Director of Partnerships, PCI Media Impact

Alex Cottin manages PCI Media Impact’s Communications and Development departments. Prior to joining the team, Alex served as ...Continue reading

Sarah Courchesne, DVM

SEANET Project Coordinator

Sarah Courchesne, DVM, is SEANET’s Project Coordinator. She received her BA in English from UMass Amherst, and then abruptly ...Continue reading

Akram Da’darah, MSc, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

Akram Da'darah, M.Sc. Ph.D. is a Research Associate Professor at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine who joined the Mole...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

Tom DeLiberto PhD, DVM

Assistant Director, National Wildlife Research Center, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Wildlife Services

Jan E. Dizard, PhD

Charles Hamilton Houston Professor in American Culture (Sociology); Emeritus, Adjunct Professor, Center for Animals and Public Policy, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, Adjunct Professor, Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Dr. Jan Dizard received his PhD in sociology from the University of Chicago. For the past twenty years, his research and teachi...Continue reading

Arthur Donohue-Rolfe, PhD

Associate Professor Emeritus, Infectious Diseases, Department of Biomedical Sciences

General Research Interest: My general research interest is the pathogenesis of enteric bacterial pathogens. My particular curre...Continue reading

Seana Dowling-Guyer, MS

Course Director, Principles of Animal Behavior, Applied Animal Behavior, Research Methods I & II

Jonathan H. Epstein, DVM, MPH

Veterinarian and Epidemiologist, Vice President for Science and Outreach, EcoHealth Alliance, Adjunct Faculty, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, Adjunct Faculty, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology; Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, Tufts University School of Medicine and Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Dr. Epstein’s research interests include the ecology of zoonotic viruses such as Nipah virus, Ebola and SARS; zoonotic diseas...Continue reading

Nina H. Fefferman, PhD

Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources Rutgers University

I am interested in the application of mathematical and computational models to biological systems. In my research, I work on a ...Continue reading

Jeffrey Foster, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences Northern Arizona University

I am a biologist studying disease ecology, conservation, invasion biology and evolution. I am currently a Research Assistant Pr...Continue reading

Richard French, DVM, MS, PhD

Vice President, Animal Health - Diagnostic Services Charoen Pokphand Group (China)

Dr. Richard French, D.V.M., is dean of the School of Animal Studies, and the Allerton Chair of Animal Health Sciences, at Becke...Continue reading

Amy Gantt, MA

Director, Office of Proposal Development, Office of the Vice Provost, Tufts University

Tom Gloria, MS, PhD

Managing Director, Industrial Ecology Consultant

Thomas P. Gloria, PhD, is Managing Director of IE Consultants. He has more than 19 years of professional experience in sustaina...Continue reading

Rebecca Harris, PhD

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

Donna Hicks, MSW, PhD

Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs Harvard University

Research Interests are developing theory and practice of unofficial diplomatic approaches to international and intercommunal co...Continue reading

Parviez Hosseini, PhD

Senior Research Fellow, EcoHealth Alliance

Parviez Hosseini is an ecologist who uses his mathematical modeling skills to study the transmission dynamics of vector-borne p...Continue reading

Jennifer Jackman, PhD, MS

Adjunct Professor, Public Policy Analysis

Jason Kass, MS

President and Founder, Toilets for People

In his 15‐year career as an environmental engineer, Jason has worked at large engineering and consulting firms (Stone & W...Continue reading

Gretchen Kaufman, DVM

Wildlife Veterinarian and One Health Educator Founder & Associate Director, Veterinary Initiative for Endangered Wildlife (VIEW) Adjunct Faculty, Washington State University Adjunct Faculty, Tufts Center for Conservation Medicine, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University

Dr. Kaufman was the first Director for the Masters in Conservation Medicine program at Cummings School. Her primary focus was o...Continue reading

Erin E. King, DVM

Section Leader, Farm Animal

Paul Kirshen, PhD

Research Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of New Hampshire

Dr. Kirshen has 30 years of experience serving as Principal Investigator/ Project Manager of complex, interdisciplinary, partic...Continue reading

Deborah T. Kochevar, DVM, PhD, DACVC


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

David Lee-Parritz, DVM, DACLAM

Section Leader, Animals in Research

Frederick A. (Ted) Leighton, DVM, PhD, Dip Ed

Associate, Atlantic Region, Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre, Professor Emeritus, Department of Veterinary Pathology at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Leighton is responsible for overall direction and administration of the CCWHC in consultation with staff and colleagues in ...Continue reading

Betsy Like

Library Manager and Instructor, The Webster Family Library

Betsy Like is the Library Manager at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. She coordinates educational se...Continue reading

Trevor Lloyd-Evans, PhD

Director, Landbird Conservation Program, Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences

Emily McCobb - DVM, MS, DACVAA

Assistant Director, Center for Animals and Public Policy; Section Leader, Animals in the Community

Randy Mickley

Wildlife Disease Biologist USDA APHIS Wildlife Services

Randy Mickley works as a Wildlife Disease Biologist at the USDA APHIS Wildlife Services Field Office in Sutton, MA. He compleme...Continue reading

Beth Miller, DVM

President, Miller Consulting

Dr Beth Miller is a veterinarian with 26 years of experience with international development and gender equity in developing cou...Continue reading

Megan Mueller, PhD

Section Leader, Human-Animal Interactions; Course Co-Director, Research Methods I

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

Elena Naumova, MS, PhD

Associate Dean for Research, The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutritional Science and Policy Adjunct Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Peggy Newell, M.B.A., J.D.

Deputy Provost Harvard University

Peggy Newell joined the Office of the Provost in November of 2012 as Deputy Provost. She is responsible for strategic and tacti...Continue reading

Felicia B. Nutter, DVM, PhD, DACZM

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

Rick Ostfeld, PhD

Disease Ecologist, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

Dr. Ostfeld’s research focuses on the interactions among organisms that influence: the risk of human exposure to vector-borne...Continue reading

Mark Pokras, DVM

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

Julian Portilla, MS

Associate Professor, Division of Education and Human Studies, Champlain College

Julian Portilla’s work involves the design and implementation of community, environmental and political consensus-building pr...Continue reading

Ray Powell, MS, DVM

New Mexico Land Commissioner, Regional Director, Jane Goodall Institute

Ray Powell grew up in New Mexico, attended the University of New Mexico, and received his doctorate in veterinary medicine from...Continue reading

Tony Pulokas, PE

Oasis Developer/Senior Engineer, Hydrologics

Peter M. Rabinowitz, MD

Director, Center for One Health Research Associate Professor, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington

Peter Rabinowitz MD MPH directs the Center for One Health Research. The Project explores linkages between human, animal, and en...Continue reading

Michael Reed, PhD

Professor, Department of Biology Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences

Tina Rice

Associate Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations and Instructor

Alison H Robbins - MS, DVM

Assistant Director, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health, Tufts Center for Conservation Medicine Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University

Dr. Robbins is the Assistant Director for the Masters’ Program in Conservation Medicine, and a Research Assistant Professor i...Continue reading

Samuel Roberts

Bird Bander Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences

Samuel Roberts joins the Manomet banding team for the first time this fall. In addition to banding, he is responsible for sched...Continue reading

Cheryl Robertson, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN

Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota

Cheryl Robertson, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN is a Public Health Nurse, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at the University o...Continue reading

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

Allen T. Rutberg, PhD

Director, Master of Science in Animals and Public Policy, Center for Animals and Public Policy; Section Leader, Wildlife in Captivity

Diafuka Saila-Ngita, DVM, MSc, PhD

Research Associate Professor Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

Dr. Diafuka Saila-Ngita is Research Associate Professor at Tufts University. He is a trained veterinarian and holds a doctoral ...Continue reading

Abhineet S. Sheoran, BVSc, MS, PhD

Associate Professor, The Usen Family Career Development, Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

Assistant Professor Abhineet Sheoran, DVM, PhD, is an immunologist and infectious disease specialist with >15 years of exper...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

Inga Sidor, DVM, MS

Clinical Associate Professor, Senior Veterinary Pathologist, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences, University of New Hampshire

Dr. Sidor received her veterinary degree from Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in 1999, followed by a...Continue reading

Patrick J. Skelly, PhD

Associate Professor and Associate Chair Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

Dr. Patrick J. Skelly jointly runs the Molecular Helminthology Laboratory at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine with Pr...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

Katherine Smith, PhD

Associate Dean of Biology Undergraduate Education Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Research), Brown University

A member of the Brown faculty since July 2008, Kate received a BS in Biology from The University of New Mexico and a PhD in Eco...Continue reading

Adam South, PhD, BA

Course Director, Statistics

Jessica Sparks, MSW, MCM ’14, PhD

Course Director, Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health Pronouns: She/her

Dr. Sparks joined the MCM program in 2016 as the course director for Project Management and Communication and Research Skills I...Continue reading

Carolyn Talmadge, MS

Course Director, Sr. GIS Specialist, Tufts Technology Services, Tufts University

Carolyn joined the Geospatial Technology Services team within Tufts Technology Services in 2013 after graduating from Tufts Sch...Continue reading

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

Dominic Travis, DVM

Associate Professor, Veterinary Population Medicine, University of Minnesota

Postgraduate work includes an internship at the USDA Plum Island Animal Disease Center (focused on foot and mouth disease and A...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 Distinguished Professor and Agnes Varis University Chair in Science and Society, I play a leading role in the master’s pro...Continue reading

Peter Uvin, PhD

Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, Professor of Government, Claremont McKenna College

Fletcher Academic Dean Peter Uvin, founding director of the Institute for Human Security and the Henry J. Leir Professor of Int...Continue reading

Christopher A. Whittier, DVM, PhD

Program Director, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health, Tufts Center for 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

Bryan S. Windmiller, PhD

Independent Ecological Consultant

Bryan Windmiller holds a PhD in biology and a Master’s degree in Environmental Policy, both from Tufts University. He was th...Continue reading

Tina Woolston, MS

LEED Green Associate Program Director, Office of Sustainability Tufts University