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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Vet med's new bacteriology lab will get faster results for veterinarians and animals across Alberta

Service will help reduce unnecessary use of antimicrobials...

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Want to work with lions and tigers and bears? Here’s what it takes to be a zoo vet

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Research team explores 'paradigm shift' for treating orphan diseases

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Two vet med scholars awarded prestigious Canada Research Chairs

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