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Bio: Dr. Gillian Beamer is Assistant Professor at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in the Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health (IDGH). She has over decade of experience studying host pathogen interactions of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the pathogen that causes tuberculosis (TB). Additional expertise is a doctorate of veterinary medicine and a board certified veterinary pathologist, which brings breadth and depth to understanding disease pathogenesis.

Location: Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
Tufts University
200 Westboro Road
Grafton, MA 01536

Description: The Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health (IDGH), established in 2013, combines four important areas of expertise within Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University: public/population health, international medicine, wildlife and conservation medicine, and infectious disease research. The alignment of these areas promotes cross-disciplinary strengths that are important in achieving our goal of improving human, animal and ecosystem health locally, nationally and internationally. The department is comprised of clinicians, basic scientists and field researchers who are dedicated to teaching, clinical service and global health research.