Welcome to the Wildlife Veterinary Section of the Wildlife Disease Association

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News and Announcements
May 2018:

Wildlife Veterinary Section Travel Award for Wildlife Disease Association Annual Meeting
DEADLINE EXTENDED

Purpose: to provide travel support ($500 US) for a wildlife professional from a less financially advantaged country with the aim of increasing global participation at the annual meeting and providing opportunities for professionals from developing countries. Please see the document at the link below for the details on qualification and documentation needed.


Application Process
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Please submit the following documentation to the Wildlife Veterinary Section Chairperson (NEW: ajusticeallen@azgfd.gov) by May 10th, 2018. 

1)      Submission of application form.

2)      Copy of the notification of acceptance to WDA Annual meeting of the abstract. 

3)      Copy of the abstract.

4)      Resume or curriculum vitae.

5)      Cover letter indicating describing the need for the travel grant and how the individual will benefit professionally from being able to attend the meeting.

6)      YOU WILL RECEIVE A REPLY FROM THE CHAIRPERSON, IF YOU DID NOT, PLEASE CHECK THE ADDRESS AND RESEND YOUR PACKET.



Application process and form


Thank you to the following members for their additional donations in support of the section:
Patricia Latas
David McRuer
Kay Mehren
Anna Meredith
Erica Miller
Felicia Nutter
Emi Saito
Jennifer Showers


October 2016:
Please read "Notes from the Chair".


March 2016:
Updated WVS ByLaws


LinkedIn Group for Wildlife Veterinary Section - WDA
Join, post, ask questions, provide opinions, … etc


Starting thinking of items for the next newsletter: 

If you’d like to provide wildlife veterinary-related stories and/or pictures for the next newsletter, please send items to our Newsletter Editor, Dr. Nina Schoch  AdkWildVet@verizon.net
 
In particular, we’re looking for some good photos of:
•            wildlife veterinarians/wildlife veterinary professional working on animals,
•            an interesting wildlife disease case, 
•            and a “ID this disease” cases.
•            anything else you think might be of interest to WVS members.
  
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Officers and Board Members

Officers of the Wildlife Veterinary Section


Chairperson         Anne Justice-Allen          ajustice-allen@azgfd.gov
Secretary  Ginger Stout    gingermstout@gmail.com
Treasurer  Nancy Boedeker    boedekern@si.edu
Editor   Claire Butkus    clairebutkus1@gmail.com
Student Rep.   Nina Schoch    bschoched@verizon.net



2014-2016 Officer biographies




Advisory Board of the Wildlife Veterinary Section

Gerardo Acosta-Jamett        Gerardo.acosta@uach.cl 
Mark W. Atkinson   matkinson@wcs.org
Marc Cattet    marc.cattet@usask.ca 
Walt Cook    wcook@cvm.tamu.edu 
Cindy Driscoll   cdriscoll@dnr.state.md.us 
Colin Gillin    colin.m.gillin@state.or.us 
Sonia M. Hernandez    shernz@uga.edu 
Clay Hilton    clayton.hilton@tamuk.edu 
Chris Walzer   chris.walzer@vetmeduni.ac.at