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.