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Plans for a career in medicine led Justin Hansford ’16 to veterinary school at Virginia Tech.

  Monday, July 17, 2017

Veterinary care provides unique challenges, given the ways an animal’s body responds differently to ailments compared to humans. Yet these are challenges Justin Hansford ’16 feels equipped to conquer at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech.

“I enjoy the puzzle medicine offers, especially veterinary medicine since the patients cannot tell me their problems,” he says. “I enjoy being able to help animals and give them a good quality of life because that also helps the people caring for them.”

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