Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University faculty capitalize on kids’ affinity for animals to foster diversity in veterinary medicine and other STEM fields
DVM/MPH student Sarah Brattain shares her experiences working with a community-based rabies vaccination program with the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe as her TIHAI Scholars project.
TIHAI is currently accepting proposals for the 2018 HAI Student Scholars Program, supporting research, education, or service projects related to human-animal interaction.
Megan Ballou, MAPP class of 2018, describes her TIHAI Scholars research project exploring experiences of owners of geriatric horses with chronic illness.
Download our free manual: Animal-Assisted Interventions: How-To Guide for Facilities
Enhancing the lives of humans and animals—by studying their mutually beneficial relationships—is the mission behind Tufts Institute for Human-Animal Interaction (TIHAI). At the helm of the Institute is Dr. Lisa Freeman, whose passion for the cause runs deep.
Join us for the 2017 TIHAI Spring 'Pet and Learn' Series!
NEW DATE - MARCH 29 from noon to 1pm
Come meet therapy animals from Tufts Paws for People and support the Tufts Equestrian Team bake sale!
"Horses and Humans - Understanding our Hooved Companions"
Dr. Megan Mueller
TIHAI is pleased to be accepting applications for our 2017 Student Scholars program!
Any Tufts University student is eligible to apply for up to $500 in support for research, education, or service projects related to human-animal interaction.
Please see our Student Scholars page for more information.
Workshop for Elder Care Facilities: Managing Risk in Animal-Assisted Interventions
Thursday May 18, 2017
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
This workshop will educate facilities providing care for older adults on providing enhanced, safe, and eﬀective animal-assisted intervention programs. Course instructors will present practical, proven methods of assuring the safety of both residents and visitors. Facility directors, managers, executive staﬀ,
Proving the Point:
Integrating Research into Equine Assisted Therapy Programs
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Register online: http://bit.ly/2fshRR7
$39 ($29 early registration before December 31)
Learn how to obtain scientifically relevant data and information for your equine assisted therapy program! This online experience will give you a roadmap for conducting research within your existing programs.
This webinar qualifies