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A portrait of Dr. Emma Houck

The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine welcomes new faculty member Dr. Emma Houck, assistant clinical professor in the section of zoological medicine.
Matt Marinkovich attending to a rhino

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Matt Marinkovich, DVM '14, always had a passion for wildlife but was initially unsure as to what career path might suit him best. “I always knew I wanted to do something with wildlife or something conservation related, but it took a little while to find what that niche was, whether PhD or vet school....."
The Cornell ZAWS executive board celebrates a successful day with keynote speaker Dr. Linda Penfold

Cornell’s Zoo and Wildlife Society hosted its first Wildlife Conservation Day Feb. 26, a one-day symposium devoted to education and training for students with an interest in non-domestic species. 
Vet student Loren helps perform a neonate exam on a newborn scimitar-horned oryx calf.

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Cornell veterinary student Loren Lassiter, DVM '22, practices unique care in her wildlife preceptorship at the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.
Carolina Baquerizo profile

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Cornell veterinary student Carolina Baquerizo, DVM '24, describes her experience completing a summer externship in wildlife medicine at the South-East Zoo Alliance for Reproduction and Conservation (SEZARC).
A rhinoceros shown walking by Joel Jerzog/Unsplash

The Cornell Wildlife Health Center continues to enhance synergy among many of Cornell’s wildlife-focused programs, expand student learning opportunities, and capitalize on earnest interdisciplinary approaches to addressing key wildlife conservation and related public health challenges.
Red-tailed Hawk being released back into the wild by Christine Bogdanowicz

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By analyzing case records, Cornell researchers helped clarify and quantify the causes for wildlife rehabilitation, species involved, and treatment outcomes.
A collage of recent alumni with various animals

The Cornell Wildlife Health Center is proud to celebrate some of the latest achievements of recent graduates from the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine pursuing career paths in wildlife conservation and One Health.
A collage of endangered species that includes three big cats, elephant and rhino

The third Friday of May is Endangered Species Day. Primarily as a result of human activities, our planet’s biodiversity is shrinking at an unprecedented rate. The Cornell Wildlife Health Center is proud to support a diverse range of species and ecosystems through our work.
Syracuse Zoo main entrance by Christine Bogdanowicz

Construction is underway to build a new, state-of-the-art animal health center at Syracuse’s Rosamond Gifford Zoo. The Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo has launched a $1.1 million dollar capital campaign to raise money for new diagnostic and treatment equipment. The zoo will continue its partnership with Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, by bringing Cornell veterinarians to practice at the zoo and allowing residents, interns, and students to get hands-on experience