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Title: Wildlife%20Disease%20Association


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What is WDA?
Human Health
WDA is all wildlife diseases, all conservation,
all one health, all the time 
Wildlife and Environmental Health
Domestic Animal Health
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Who are Members?
  • Biology, ecology, human health and veterinary
    students
  • Wildlife managers and conservationsits
  • Zoo and wildlife veterinarians
  • Wildlife and One Health researchers
  • Public health experts
  • Agricultural health experts
  • Natural resource agencies
  • Zoos, libraries, non-profit organizations

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Annual Conferences
  • US and International
  • Experts in the field
  • Student-Mentor Mixers
  • Hands-on Workshops
  • Student Awards and Scholarships
  • Student Presentation Competition
  • Student Travel Grants

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http//www.jwildlifedis.org/
Journal of Wildlife Diseases and WDA Newsletter
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WDA Website
  • WDA information and connections
  • Student education and worldwide connections
  • Nineteen years of past conference proceedings
  • Members area benefits (image libraries, out of
    print wildlife texts, Wildlife Disease Classics,
    Wildlife Health/Disease collection, Reports from
    the Field)
  • Wildlife Employment Training Opportunities
  • www.wildlifedisease.org

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Student Involvement
  • The WDA has a long history of strongly promoting
    and supporting students in their educational
    goals involving wildlife health issues.
  • Reduced membership fees
  • Student mixer at conference
  • Student on council
  • Student awards and scholarships
  • Student mentoring by fellow
    members
  • Student chapter and travel grants

Terry Amundsen Student Presentation Award,
Saskatoon, CA, 2003
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Student Chapters - Objectives
  • Educate students interested in wildlife health
    and disease about
  • The profession and career opportunities
  • Job qualifications and education
  • Externships, volunteer, and research
    opportunities
  • Facilitate connections with other students
    worldwide
  • Facilitate local chapter activities

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Student Chapters - Objectives
  • Enhance the skills of students interested in
    wildlife health and disease through
  • Lectures
  • Workshops
  • Conferences
  • Field trips
  • Connect students interested in wildlife health
    and disease to mentors in WDA through the faculty
    advisor and guest lecturers

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Whats Involved?
  • FACULTY ADVISOR each chapter must have a
    faculty advisor who is a current member of WDA
  • OFFICERS officers are to be selected by members
    of the chapter
  • MEMBERSHIP student chapters are composed of
    undergraduate, graduate, professional students
    interested in the field of wildlife diseases.
    Membership in WDA is strongly encouraged

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What Can You Get Out of It?
  • Invite and meet renowned WDA scientists to
    lecture chapter members and have fun

Dez Delahay
Ab Osterhaus
Marco Giacometti
Thijs Kuiken
Marc Artois
Ezio Ferroglio
Christian Gortazar
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What Can You Get Out of It?
  • Learn from the field

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How to Get Started
  • Visit the WDA website www.wildlifedisease.org -
    Students
  • WDA Students on Facebook
  • Questions?
  • Email Michelle Verant, Student Rep
    mverant_at_gmail.com
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