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Welcome to the University of Georgia Student Chapter of the Wildlife Disease Association!

Contact us:

ugascwda@gmail.com
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Here is a calendar of our upcoming events.  See the Upcoming Events tab on the left side of the page for more details!


2016-2017 Officers: 

President: Kevin Niedringhaus
Vice Presidents: Shannon Curry and Isabel Ott
Secretary: Brianna Williams
Treasurer: Jenny Bloodgood

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Sonia Hernandez


The UGA Student Chapter of the WDA has four objectives :

  • To provide students with opportunities for involvement in wildlife medicine, wildlife disease research and conservation medicine. 
  • To facilitate an understanding of the complex relationship among ecosystem health, animal health and human health and how this relates to agriculture, public health and the different aspects of veterinary medicine. 
  • To introduce the chance to examine the wildlife-livestock interface and its importance in food animal medicine both locally and internationally. 
  • To take advantage of the WDA’s extensive student networks, conference and workshop opportunities, faculty mentorship, and externship database.


Our Membership comes from many different departments around campus!