Lauren Seal, DVM, MPH
What is your current role?
First Year Graduate Veterinary Education Public Health Instructor for the United States Army.
In your current position, are you playing a role in the COVID-19 response effort?
Yes, indirectly. As a senior member of my unit's staff, I have been working with our clinics on reopening plans, proper precautions, messaging and providing training to human providers.
What is the main lesson or takeaway that you have obtained during your participation in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic?
Messaging is the key to a successful response.
How did the VPH program prepare you for this position?
Understanding the interaction between human and animals and how to work with human providers was the big thing I used from my VPH education.
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