Dr. Miranda Thomas is a small animal rotating intern at Tufts’ Foster Hospital for Small Animals. Her primary areas of interest include zoological and exotic companion animal medicine, ophthalmology, and emergency medicine. Dr. Thomas completed her undergraduate degree in biology at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa, and received her veterinary degree from Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2021. During her pre-veterinary and veterinary career, she has worked in animal health and research in four countries and multiple regions of the United States, including Alaska, South Africa, and Guatemala. In her free time, Dr. Thomas enjoys travelling, hiking and backpacking with her miniature pinscher mix, Sophie, and painting pottery.
DVM, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2021
Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2018
BA, Grinnell College, 2017
Ndlovu M., Pérez-Rodríguez A., Devereux E., Thomas M., Colina A., Molaba L. (2018). “Water for African elephants (Loxodonta africana): faecal microbial loads affect use of artificial waterholes.” Biol. Lett. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2018.0360
Kumar S., Bass B., Bandrick M., Loving C., Brockmeier S., Looft T., Trachsel J., Madson D., Thomas M., Casey T., Frank J., Stanton T., & Allen H. (2016). “Fermentation products as feed additives mitigate some ill-effects of heat stress in pigs.” Journal of Animal Science doi: 10.2527/jas.2016.0662