Texas A & M University Student Chapter of the Wildlife Disease Association

Chapter Mission Statement:

Our mission is that of the WDA; to acquire, disseminate, and apply knowledge of the health and diseases of wild animals. And our specific goals are:

  • To bring together students, researchers, veterinarians, and others working in the area of wildlife health and disease.
  • To educate students interested in working with wildlife about job opportunities, job qualifications, and education.
  • To connect students with mentors.


Faculty Advisor: Dr. Christine Budke, BA, DVM., PhD
Position, Research interests: Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Epidemiology.
Address: College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A & M University, MS 4458, College Station, TX 77843-4458
Telephone: 979-458-2154
Email: cbudke@cvm.tamu.edu

President: Carolyn Hodo, DVM, chodo@cvm.tamu.edu
Vice President:Cameron Ratliff, cratliff@cvm.tamu.edu
Secretary: Jason Harville, jrharville@cvm.tamu.edu
Treasurer:Victoria Fielding, vef22raptor@tamu.edu

2013 Progress Report (PDF 69KB)