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Aberdeen grad hopes to tackle global health after a year in London

Aberdeen grad hopes to tackle global health after a year in London

An ecology graduate from the University of Delaware and former Peace Corps volunteer has beaten hundreds of competitors from around the world to a $12,500 scholarship by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) and moved to London to pursue her dream of tackling global public health challenges.

Sara Laskowski, 24, who grew up in Aberdeen and graduated from the Science and Math Academy in 2009 (the SMA is where she became interested in ecology and environmental sciences) studied ecology at the University of Delaware and is living in London to complete a one year master's course in One Health at the RVC, the largest and longest-established vet school in the English-speaking world.

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