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http:// /. Focus of the WDA. Public Health. Wildlife disease. Endangered Species. Wildlife translocation. Wildlife rehabilitation. Zoological parks. Comparative medicine. Wildlife conservation. Ecosystem Health. Wildlife disease ecology. Who are the members ?.

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Focus of the WDA

Public Health

Wildlife disease

Endangered Species

Wildlife translocation

Wildlife rehabilitation

Zoological parks

Comparative medicine

Wildlife conservation

Ecosystem Health

Wildlife disease ecology


Who are the members ?

  • Students: Wildlife Disease area
  • Wildlife managers
  • Zoo veterinarians
  • Pathologists
  • Epidemiologists
  • Wildlife researchers
  • Public health experts
  • Natural resource agencies

Different active sections

  • Australasia
  • European
  • Nordic
  • Latin America
  • Wildlife Veterinary

Published quarterly

  • Newsletter

Student education

and involvement

  • Strongly promoting and supporting students in the educational goals involving wildlife health issues
  • Reduced membership fees
  • Student mixer at conferences
  • Student on council
  • Student awards: Terry Amundsen
  • Student mentoring by WDA members
  • Student Chapter with workshop

Student Chapters

"Promoting Shared Knowledge”

  • 1. Educate students interested in wildlife health and disease about: - The profession and career opportunities
        • Job qualifications and education
        • Externships, volunteer and research opportunities

2. Enhance the skills of students through lectures, workshops, conferences, field trips

3. Connect students interested in wildlife health and disease to mentors in WDA through workshops, conferences, student-mentor-mixers

4. Develop international relationships between students interested in wildlife disease across Europe and beyond.


EWDA student chapter

"Promoting Shared Knowledge”

Current board:

Chair: Estelle Rousselet, France

Workshop Coordinator and Communication Officer:

Catharina Vendl, Germany

Past-Chair: LidewijWiersma, The Netherlands

  • 159 members from 30 countries
  • Every two years: The 6th EWDA Student Workshop held in spring 2015 in Veryier-du-Lac, France

EWDA student chapter

"Promoting Shared Knowledge”

Invite and meet renowned WDA scientists to lecture chapter students and have fun

Hiking @ lake Annecy by JannekeSchreuder

The whole group at Les Pensieres Conference Centre, Veryrier-du-Lac, France. By Mariella Aalto-Araneda


EWDA student chapter

Country Representatives

Applications are open year-round.

Their roles :

1. Disseminate information among students interested in wildlife diseases

2. Promote the involvement of studentsinterested in wildlife diseases

3. Develop a coordinative network of wildlife health mentors.


EWDA student chapters

Country Representatives focus

GOAL: One day Student Symposium

In their home country

On a theme related to wildlife health

To give an opportunity to meet and share the experience of wildlife health experts and fellow students


EWDA student chapters

All about Wildlife, all about Science, all about One Health !

Any questions?