Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people


Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Bunting
Co-Principal Investigator: Krysten Schuler

Animal Health Diagnostic Center
Email: emb54@cornell.edu; Phone: 607-253-3629
Sponsor: New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC)
Grant Number: C009870
Title: Wildlife Health Services
Project Amount: $959,213
Project Period: 04/1/17-03/31/18

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Wildlife Health Program (WHP) addresses the pressing need for detection and management of wildlife diseases in New York, including those that can affect humans and domestic animals. The WHP links the DEC with the New York State Departments of Health, Agriculture & Markets, and other animal health professionals as partners under the aegis of the One Health concept where human health, animal health and the health of the ecosystem are addressed together in a statewide wildlife health program.