May graduate combines love of animals, passion for public health for career in veterinary medicine

Alex Karp will graduate with a B.S. in Public Health this May. Next, he will pursue a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia. He would also like to pursue a Master of Public Health degree as part of their dual degree program.

The intersecting fields of animal and human health are key to addressing public health challenges, including infectious disease investigation and control and food policy and safety. Emerging zoonotic diseases, such as SARS-CoV2, cannot be effectively detected and managed without scientists who specialize in veterinary medicine and public health. 

Read the full story, written by Erin Bluvas, on the Arnold School of Public Health website.

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