One Health & Wildlife Talk

One Health and Wildlife Talk shares the best stories and ideas from the UC Davis One Health Institute and the Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center. All topics are health centered, be it people, other animals, or the environment.

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One Health Career Advice - One Health & Wildlife Talk - Jan 6, 2017

In this month's show, we feature an expert panel of One Health and wildlife professionals who dispense some career advice to curious UC Davis veterinary students. The discussion, which took place on November 2, 2016, touches on everything from the value of mentorship, carving out your educational path and what extracurricular activities our panelists pursued during their schooling. Enjoy! 

Dr. Anne Kjemtrup: Research Scientist and Epidemiologist for California Department of Public Health - Vector Borne Disease Section 

Dr. Kirsten Gilardi: Co-director of Karen C. Drayer Wildlife health Center and Co-Director of Gorilla Doctors, among other many other roles  

Dr. Paulina Zielinska: Director of the Office for Global Programs at UC Davis and faculty advisor for the Students for One Health club 

One Health and Wildlife Talk: California Raptor Center Volunteers

This month's episode of One Health Wildlife Talk features an interview with UC Davis gradute students Brittany Seibert and Ryan BourBour, who have served as volunteers at the California Raptor Center(link is external).  The Raptor Center will host its Fall Open House(link is external) on Saturday, October 15 from 9am-3pm. 

The California Raptor Center (CRC) is an educational and research facility dedicated to the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned birds of prey (raptors). Our museum and our permanent collection of living, nonreleasable raptors are open to public view on weekdays and Saturdays.

One Health & Wildlife Talk: Dr. Mike Cranfield on Gorilla Doctors

Dr. Mike Cranfield has led the Gorilla Doctors(link is external) team for 15 years, splitting his time between overseeing operations in Africa, fundraising on the road, and administering the project from his base at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. He was one of the first veterinarians to embrace the One Health concept for great ape conservation, and worked to establish Gorilla Doctors with the UC Davis Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center(link is external), where he is a staff veterinarian. Originally from Peterborough, Ontario, Dr. Mike obtained his doctorate of veterinary medicine at the University of Guelph in 1977 and completed his residency at the Toronto Zoo.

One Health & Wildlife Talk: Marcy Uhart discusses lead ammunition and southern right whale mortality

Marcela Uhart leads the Latin America Program at the UC Davis Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center. In this month's show, she discusses the effects of lead ammunition on human and animal health in Argentina's wetlands as well as southern right whale mortalities in the Peninsula Valdes. 

Further reading: The Struggle of the Southern Rigth Whale

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