Dr. Shelley Hearne ’83 on How Animal Antibiotics Threaten Humans (Huffington Post)

Dr. Shelley Hearne ’83, managing director of the Pew Health Group at The Pew Charitable Trusts and a visiting professor at the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, addresses the health concerns associated with feeding antibiotics to healthy farm animals, saying the practice creates new drug-resistant bacteria that ultimately threaten human health.