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Brianna Willis

Master of Public Health, One Health

Hometown

Landstuhl, Germany

Future plans

A policy-focused career at an international health organization

At age 10, Brianna Willis knew with absolute conviction that she wanted to be a veterinarian.

At age 20—just months before Willis would graduate with a BS in animal science—doubt began to creep in.

Caring for the animal caretakers

Veterinary workers, farm animal handlers, aquaculture workers and others who work closely with animals are at high risk for on-the-job injuries and illnesses.

But when those workers need treatment for bites, scratches, kicks, exposure to infectious diseases or other workplace exposures, they currently have nowhere to turn for specialized care.