Cornell Student Chapter

Faculty Advisor: Krystin L. Schuler, PhD – Wildlife Disease Ecologist

                                    Cornell University

                                    607 – 253 – 2629; ks8333@cornell.edu

President: Jesse James Navatta, jjn56@cornell.edu

Vice President: Gail Huckins, glh79@cornell.edu

Mission: Our mission is to acquire, disseminate, and apply knowledge of the health and diseases of wild animals in relation to their biology, conservation, and interactions with humans and domestic animals.

Objectives:

·       Educate students interested in wildlife health and disease about the profession and career opportunities, job qualifications and education, externships, volunteer, and research opportunities.

·       Enhance the skills of students interested in wildlife health and disease through lectures, workshops, conferences, and field trips.

·       Connect students interested in wildlife health and disease to mentors in the WDA through the faculty and guest lecturers.

Number of members: 80

Recommendation to Council by the SAC: Approval