The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine is one of the eight colleges and schools that comprise Tufts University and is the only school of veterinary medicine in New England. Veterinary medicine the application of medical, diagnostic, and therapeutic principles to companion, domestic, exotic, wildlife History See also History of New England New England's earliest inhabitants were Algonquian -speaking Native Americans including the
Located in North Grafton, Massachusetts, the Cummings School offers a four year curriculum leading to the degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Grafton is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. A veterinarian ( American English) or a Veterinary surgeon ( British English) often shortened to vet, is a Physician The School also offers an MS degree in Animals and Public Policy and a PhD in Comparative Biomedical Sciences, as well as combined DVM/MS degree programs in Comparative Biomedical Studies and Laboratory Animal Medicine. The DVM/MPH degree program is conducted in collaboration with the Tufts University School of Medicine, as well as the DVM/MS program with the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, the DVM/MS in Applied Biotechnology with Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the DVM/PhD with Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, and the DVM/PhD with the University of Massachusetts Medical School. The Tufts University School of Medicine is one of the eight schools that comprise Tufts University. The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, also called simply The Fletcher School, is the oldest school in the United States dedicated solely to graduate studies The Tufts University School of Medicine is one of the eight schools that comprise Tufts University. The University of Massachusetts (officially nicknamed UMass) is the five-campus public university system of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Established in 1978, the Cummings School is under the supervision of a dean, appointed by the president and the provost, with the approval of the Trustees of Tufts College (the university's governing board). In Academic administration, a dean is a person with significant authority over a specific academic unit or over a specific area of concern or both President is a Title leaders of Organizations companies, Trade unions universities, and countries. Provost is the title of a senior Academic administrator at many institutions of Higher education in the United States and Canada, the equivalent The dean is responsible for all aspects of the school's operations, including medical education, admissions, faculty appointments, clinical relationships, and various affiliated research centers and institutes.
The school was named in honor of William S. Cummings after a $50 million donation to the school in 2005. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.