Dr. Aysha Akhtar is double board-certified in neurology and preventive medicine and has a master’s degree in public health. She is the Deputy Director of the Army’s Traumatic Brain Injury Program and is a Commander in the U.S. Public Health Service, in which she deploys to assist with national public health emergencies.
Dr. Akhtar is also a fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics and is a consultant editor for The Journal of Animal Ethics. Previously, she worked for the Office of Counterterrorism and Emerging Threats of the Food and Drug Administration. Her new book is entitled, “Our Symphony with Animals – On Health, Empathy and Our Shared Destinies.” Visit https://ayshaakhtar.com.
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