Conference Panels

This year we will be holding three panel sessions during the conference. The hour-long panel sessions are designed to foster and encourage discussion and debate on hot topics in wildlife health. The panel sessions will be thought-provoking and insightful, will present diverse perspectives on current issues, and educate, inspire, and spark your curiosity. We hope you wil participate and be part of the debate regarding the future of wildlife health.

Session 1: The Future of Training for Wildlife Health Professionals

Kirsten Gilardi, University of California, Davis (Moderator)

Mark Ruder, Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Diseases Study

Kelly Straka, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Chris Walzer, Wildlife Conservation Society

Session 2: Can We Create Transformative Change in Wildlife Health?

LeAnn White, USGS National Wildlife Health Center (Moderator)

Thijs Kuiken, Erasmus University

Session 3: The Power of Collaborations for One Health Outcomes

Sara Savic, Naucni Institut Za Veterinarstvo “Novi Sad” (Moderator)

Casey Barton Behravesh, CDC

Catherine Machalaba, EcoHealth Alliance

Danielle Buttke, National Park Service