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Lisa Freeman, DVM, PhD, DACVN

Sunday, March, 29th, 2015 Faculty Profiles

By Sandy Quadros Bowles As a girl growing up in Florida, Lisa Freeman dreamed of becoming an equine veterinarian. That was not such an unusual plan for a girl who grew up riding horses. Unlike many of her contemporaries, whose plans change course amid life’s ebbs and flows, Freeman did indeed become a veterinarian.But her Read More

Heidi W. Weiskel

Monday, December, 22nd, 2014 Alumnus Profiles

Education: B.A. in Literature, Cultural Studies emphasis, Harvard University, 1997 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2002 Ph.D. in Ecology, University of California, Davis, 2012 Current Position: Staff Scientist, Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy program? I was living in Buenos Aires, Read More

Anastacia (Spang) Southland

Monday, December, 22nd, 2014 Alumnus Profiles

Education: B.A. in Psychobiology focused in Animal Behavior, Wheaton College, 2009 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2010 Current Position: Humane Educator, Potter League for Animals, Middletown, RI I teach classes in local schools, give tours of the shelter, hold our monthly lecture series, and run our humane-theme camp for kids in the Read More

Terri Ciaramello

Monday, December, 22nd, 2014 Alumnus Profiles

Education: B.A. Sociology and Elementary Education, Hunter College, 1999 M.A. Sociology and Education, Columbia University, Teachers College, 2002 M.L.S. Queens College, School of Library and Information Studies, 2004 M.S. Animals and Public Policy, Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, 2013 Current Position Held: I am the Coordinator on the Cruelty Intervention Advocacy (CIA) Team. We Read More

Kate Atema

Monday, December, 22nd, 2014 Alumnus Profiles

Education: B.A. in Biology, Government minor, Smith College, 2000 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2003 Current Position: Director, Companion Animals Program, International Fund for Animal Welfare What were you doing before entering the Masters in Animals and Public Policy program? I was a research assistant in Berlin, Germany, working with a group Read More

Meena Alagappan

Monday, December, 22nd, 2014 Alumnus Profiles

Education: B.A. in Anthropology, Cornell University, 1987 J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 1990 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2003 Current Position: Executive Director, HEART (Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers) Board Member (Secretary), Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals Vice Chair of ABA-TIPS Animal Law Committee (and Co-Chair of its Public Read More

Anya Price, ’16: Small Animal Surgery and Lab Animal Medicine

Tuesday, December, 16th, 2014 DVM Student Profile Profiles Selectives Profile Student

As a veterinary student straight out of undergrad with limited clinical experience, the Selectives program gave me easy exposure to the hospital and research in a low-pressure setting. I took a selective in small animal surgery, where I was able to get acquainted with the OR, familiarize myself with surgical procedures, and learn the general Read More

Meghan Hartwick

Sunday, November, 16th, 2014 Alumnus Profiles

Everything took off once I started the MCM program; it tied together all my previous experiences. The skill set, education, and amazing mentoring I received from the program gave me the best preparation for my present research and collaboration! Though I had various related experiences, my non-traditional education in medicine and science was a barrier Read More

Jessica Sparks ’14

Sunday, November, 16th, 2014 Graduate Student Profiles MCM Student Profile Profiles Student

  Jessica Sparks immersed herself in conservation-related efforts during her five-week externship in the area of Chengdu, China. In the education departments at the Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding and the Chengdu Zoo, she committed her time to educating visitors, collaborating with local communities on sustainability projects, and creating wildlife trade exhibits and a Read More