News Archive 2009-2018

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

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.