News & Announcements

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, TIHAI is offering a new mid-year deadline for the for the 2020-2021 TIHAI Student Scholars Program. Projects may be geared towards activities that benefit people, animals, or both, although activities that benefit both will be given priority, and proposals that involve harm or stress to animals

We are thrilled to welcome Erin King, M.S., who is starting in Fall 2020 as a student in the human-animal interaction track at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine PhD program. Erin will be working in Dr. Megan Mueller's lab and in the Center for Animals and Public Policy, as

Daniela Lopez Goicochea V’21 & Riley Aronson V’21
Providing Spanish language access to Tufts veterinary clientele: Breaking down barriers and fortifying the human-animal bond through communication
Our shared summer goal was to implement more Spanish resources & medical Spanish interpretation services for the clients of Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic and

Tatyana Kalani, MS
DVM/MPH Candidate, Class of 2021
Soil, children, and wildlife: The cycle of lead in the urban environment
Lead (Pb) is an inorganic, heavy metal and is naturally found in the environment, including in air, soil, and water. Industrialization has increased the amount of heavy metals like lead in the environment.

As part of an ongoing collaboration with the Institute for Human-Animal Connection at the University of Denver, TIHAI Co-Director Dr. Megan Mueller is a member of the research team studying the impact of animal- and nature-based programs at Green Chimneys, a residential treatment and special education facility for students with

TIHAI is currently accepting proposals for the 2020 TIHAI Student Scholars Program. Projects may be geared towards activities that benefit people, animals, or both, although activities that benefit both will be given priority, and proposals that involve harm or stress to animals will not be considered. Topics may be related to any

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