Brittany Fischer, M.S.

Brittany Fischer, M.S.
PhD Graduate Student
102 Animal Sciences Bldg
Degree Information: 
M.S., The Ohio State University
B.S., The Ohio State University

Brittany obtained her undergraduate and master's degrees from the Department of Animal Sciences at The Ohio State University. Through her master's research she designed and implemented an animal welfare assessment process for ambassador cheetahs within the Animal Programs Department at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Brittany is currently a PhD student in Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine within the College of Veterinary Medicine studying aquatic ecosystem health and welfare. Her research is focused on assessing the sustainability of harvesting strategies of public aquariums with inclusion of alternatives to wild collection, such as aquaculture, and their ecosystem impacts.