Department of Ecosystem & Public Health

The Department of Ecosystem & Public Health examines current and emerging issues at the interface of human health, animal health, and the environment. Emerging infectious diseases, wildlife health and food safety are important components of the department. Disciplines represented in the department include, but are not limited to: ecosystem health, public health, epidemiology & disease surveillance, toxicology and pathology, population health, wildlife diseases & zoonoses, conservation medicine, microbiology and parasitology, risk assessment and animal health policy.

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FIVM Series presents: Application of Outcomes Research in Veterinary Medicine

On Friday, September 18, Dr. David Renter will host a noon-hour virtual discussion on using outcomes research, and specifically, population-based and quantitative approaches, to provide decision-maker...

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What’s the risk of COVID-19 spread between people and animals?

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Researchers develop new technology to advance surveillance and treatment of infectious diseases

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UCalgary research team develops hand-held device for speedy COVID-19 self-testing

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