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Gary Tabor is Executive Director of the Center for Conservation Medicine (CCM), a newly established interdisciplinary health and environmental collaborative with Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, Wildlife Preservation Trust International (WPTI), and Harvard Medical School's Center for Health and the Global Environment. As part of its mission, CCM focuses on the animal and human health impacts of the global loss of biodiversity and the degradation of the biosphere. Tabor is trained as a wildlife veterinarian (University of Pennsylvania) and an ecologist (Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies). He has done international conservation work for more than a decade in Africa and Latin American countries. He has also served as a biodiversity consultant to the World Bank, U.S. A.I.D., the Swedish International Development Authority, and the Danish Ministry of Environment and Energy. Prior to his work at Tufts, Tabor served as Environmental Program Officer of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation in New Jersey and Associate Director of the Henry P. Kendall Foundation in Boston. He is a recipient of a Henry Luce Scholars award and a member of Phi Zeta, the national veterinary honor society.

 

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