Olynk Widmar, Nicole

Impact of Recruitment and Retention of Food Animal Veterinarians on the U.S. Food Supply
Category: Olynk Widmar, Nicole
April, 2020

Why is it so difficult to recruit and retain food animal veterinarians in the United States? And how might this impact the future food supply?

Scientific, Ethical, and Economic Aspects of Farm Animal Welfare
Category: Olynk Widmar, Nicole
April, 2018

Many conflicting values and norms in our society related to the use of animals lead to increasing disagreements about what constitutes a “good life” for the animals in our care. Broadly speaking, applied ethicists have discussed two different approaches to this topic—one focuses on the consequences of using animals in particular ways, and the other on the morality of that use, regardless of the consequences.