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Lindsay B Philips - DVM

Lindsay B Philips
Farm Animal Welfare

Dr. Philips earned her undergraduate degree from Colby College and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. She currently teaches a third-year surgical class at Cummings School, a course on Lameness in the Food and Animal Medicine and the Farm Animal Module for the MS in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program. Since 2014, Dr. Philips has been involved with the OIE Twinning Project with the Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) in Bangladesh, traveling there in February 2017 to perform on-farm training, continuing education for local veterinarians and faculty members and help run a Problem-Based Learning session. Dr. Philips has also conducted research in calf health regarding the on-farm application of Neonorm in the treatment and prevention of neonatal calf scours. Her additional professional interests include Farm Animal Welfare, International Veterinary Medicine, Equine Dentistry, Geriatric Medicine and Nutrition and she additionally serves on Cummings School’s 2020 Strategic Plan Implementation Committee. In her free time, enjoys biking, pottery, sailing, running, gardening, Nordic skiing, horseback riding and cooking.


  • DVM – Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University – 2014
  • BA – Colby College – 2008

Board Certification

  • Currently licensed to practice veterinary medicine in CT, RI and MA
  • USDA Accredited (Nationally and in CT, MA and RI)
  • Member of AVMA, AAEP and AABP
  1. Alam, M., Hasanuzzaman, M., Hassan, M. M., Rakib, T. M., Hossain, M. E., Rashid, M. H., Sayeed, MA, Philips LB, Hoque, M. A. (2018). Assessment of transport stress on cattle travelling a long distance (≈648 km), from Jessore (Indian border) to Chittagong, Bangladesh. Veterinary Record Open, 5(1), e000248.

Research and Clinical Interests

  • Dairy Production Medicine
  • Antibiotic Stewardship
  • Equine Dentistry
  • International Veterinary Medicine
  • Farm Animal Welfare
  • Bovine Lameness
  • Preventative Medicine – Equine, Camelid, Bovine, Small Ruminant


  • DVM
    • Food Animal Medicine and Surgery: Diseases of the Bovine Foot
    • Food Animal Medicine and Surgery: Musculoskeletal Diseases of Cattle
  • Masters in Animals and Public Policy
    • Animals & Society II: Farm Animal Module