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MS in Conservation Medicine

Wednesday, July, 19th, 2017 MCM MCM & CCM

The Master of Science in Conservation Medicine (MCM) at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine is a twelve-month interdisciplinary program designed to provide the training, foundational knowledge, and skills necessary for real world conservation efforts. Graduates of this program are uniquely prepared to enter a wide variety of health, conservation, and policy careers, or doctoral programs, Read More

Informational Webinar – MS in Conservation Medicine Program

Wednesday, February, 15th, 2017 MCM MCM & CCM

Do you have a passion for animal, human and environmental health? Are you driven to make a positive impact on the world we share?   Join us to learn more about the MS in Conservation Medicine (MCM) Program A twelve-month graduate program focusing on health relationships at the interface of humans, animals, and the environment. Read More

Pamela Okerholm MCM’13

Tuesday, March, 15th, 2016 MCM & CCM MCM Alumni Profiles

Education: • B.S. Evolutionary Biology & Ecology, University of Rochester, 2005 • M.S. Conservation Medicine, Tufts University, 2013 Current Position: I am an Informatics Specialist with Boston Benefit Partners, LLC. What were you doing before entering the Masters in Conservation Medicine (MCM) program? Prior to the MCM program, I was a small animal veterinary technician Read More

Informational Webinar – Master of Science in Conservation Medicine Program Monday, February 22, 2016 at Noon

Tuesday, January, 19th, 2016 MCM & CCM MCM & CCM Past Events Research

Do you have a passion for animal, human and environmental health? Are you driven to make a positive impact on the world we share? Join us online to learn more about the MS in Conservation Medicine (MCM) Program A twelve-month graduate program focusing on health relationships at the interface of humans, animals, and the environment. Read More

Guest Lecturers add Unique Expertise to MCM Program

Tuesday, December, 15th, 2015 MCM MCM & CCM Research

With the end of the semester, we wanted to acknowledge how fortunate we are to have guest faculty from other top institutions contribute their unique perspectives to our conservation medicine program. In the MCM Health, Disease and the Environment course, students acquire a basic understanding of disease mechanisms, host defenses, and basic principles of disease Read More

Caitlin Jones MCM’15

Tuesday, December, 8th, 2015 MCM & CCM MCM Alumni Profiles Research

Caitlin Jones MCM’15 was one of the first recipients to receive the Lily Glidden Award from Tuft University’s Department of Biology http://ase.tufts.edu/biology/news/. Caitlin used her award to travel to Tasmania where she completed her MCM Externship working with the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program. The work involved assessing different interventional strategies available to mitigate disease Read More

Jessica Sparks MCM’14

Thursday, November, 19th, 2015 MCM & CCM MCM Alumni Profiles Research

Jessica Sparks MCM’14 is currently a PhD student at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work teaching in Conservation Social Work. She joined the MCM Program with an interest in socioeconomic risk factors in indigenous populations and the implications for biodiversity conservation.

Meghan Hartwick MCM’12

Thursday, November, 19th, 2015 MCM & CCM MCM Alumni Profiles Research

Meghan Hartwick MCM’12 is working on climate change impacts of pathogenic Vibrio discussed in, “Tracking Shellfish Contamination” http://now.tufts.edu/articles/tracking-shellfish-contamination. Prior to joining the MCM Program, she lived in Northern California where she worked in environmental conservation and wildlife rescue with the Marine Mammal Center of Sausalito. “I am now pursuing my PhD in Molecular Evolution in Read More

Kelly Donithan MCM’12

Thursday, November, 19th, 2015 MCM & CCM MCM Alumni Profiles Research

Kelly Donithan MCM’12 accepted a position with Animals Asia as a Bear Manager at their Vietnam Bear Rescue Centre in Tam Dao where she will be working with rescued Asiatic black bears and Malayan sun bears. She held a previous position as a Wildlife Rescue Program Officer at the International Fund for Animal Welfare‘s (IFAW) Read More