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Michelle Tuma

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Dr. Michelle Tuma is the Northern Canada Liaison for Veterinarians Without Borders.

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Dr. Michelle Tuma

Northern Canada Liaison 

Dr. Michelle Tuma was born and raised in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. She graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014 and moved back to her hometown to practice. Since 2015, in addition to working in private practice, Dr. Tuma has partnered with multiple northern animal welfare organizations to offer temporary veterinary clinics in remote Indigenous and Inuit communities across Canada's Arctic. She has been working with Veterinarians Without Borders Canada to expand their northern reach since 2018. When Dr. Tuma isn’t helping the animals of the North, she enjoys playing soccer, cross country skiing and spending time with her husband and their four dogs.

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