Research

Laura Coughlin (TECA 2021 Elephant Conservation Fellowship Award Winner) has been working on

ESTABLISHING SERUM BIOMARKERS OF MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS INFECTION IN ASIAN ELEPHANTS

Take a look at her abstract linked above and her research poster.

Case study by: Laura Coughlin, DVM/MPH student, V’23

Mentors: Gillian Beamer, PhD, VMD, DACVP, Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University and Felicia Nutter, PhD, DVM, DACZM Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University

A comprehensive review of the scientific methods used to assess the welfare status of captive Asian elephants, Elephas maximus

Case study by: Arial (Haomiao) Wei , MS Conservation Medicine student, VG’20

Mentor: Liv Baker, MS, PhD, Animal Behavior and Conservation Program, Hunter College

Complex post-traumatic stress disorder in Thai elephants

Prevalence and Management Implications

Case study by: Danielle Carnahan, MS Conservation Medicine student, VG’19

Mentor: Chris Whittier, PhD, DVM, Program Director, Center for Conservation Medicine, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University