“What do you call a veterinarian who can only take care of one species?”
It’s a longstanding joke that veterinarians make about doctors, said UCLA cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, at an event co-presented by UCLA at the Petersen Automotive Museum. And it’s a joke with bite. It shouldn’t be news that humans are animals too, but sometimes it seems that way to doctors who treat humans.
Natterson-Horowitz–by collaborating with veterinarians, evolutionary biologists, and even wildlife conservationists–is challenging the divide that has long separated human medicine from animal medicine. She and UCLA writing …