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Dr. Martin Gilbert by Rachel Philipson/CVM

Podcast

On this Cornell Veterinary Podcast, Dr. Martin Gilbert discusses his decades-long experience working in the nonprofit sector and in academia on international wildlife conservation projects in settings as diverse as Greenland, Papua New Guinea and Madagascar.
One Health Asia video screenshot showing a tiger.

Video

In this eCornell keynote presentation, Dr. Martin Gilbert, Helen Lee, and Laura Bernert from the Cornell K. Lisa Yang Center for Wildlife Health share their fieldwork experiences in Asia and help illustrate how the health of wildlife and our own health and well-being are inextricably linked.
Sharks shown swimming in open water.

Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine announced a gift of $35 million to support the Cornell Wildlife Health Center, which has been renamed to the Cornell K. Lisa Yang Center for Wildlife Health in recognition of the scale of commitment to planetary health from the donor, Lisa Yang.
K. Lisa Yang

A transformational gift from philanthropist and Cornell alumna K. Lisa Yang ’74 will endow and rename the Cornell Wildlife Health Center as the Cornell K. Lisa Yang Center for Wildlife Health at the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Cornell staff member Helen Lee in Kyrgyzstan

Helen Lee, assistant director of wildlife health and health policy at the College of Veterinary Medicine, talks about the many different responsibilities of her role and the journey that led her back to Cornell where she feels her work is making a difference for wildlife and conservation.
Daniel Foley with sheep in the Pamirs by Helen Lee.

At an altitude of 13,000 feet, I’m strangely captivated by the beads of water collected on the ceiling of my thin nylon shelter. An individual drop slowly swells and parts from its neighbors, plummeting down and crashing on the surface of my sleeping bag....
Ana Pantín with sheep in Tajikistan.

I vividly remember the night before I left for Tajikistan; I was nervous, excited, and utterly exhausted. I had just finished wrapping graduation gifts for my roommates and had just about moved everything out of where I was living for the last two years (including my bed)....
Portrati of a Snow Leopard

It all started with an unexpected text message - “Do you know of any veterinarians willing to assist a snow leopard collaring project in a remote corner of eastern Kyrgyzstan?” One jumped immediately to mind…me!
A portrait of Steve Osofsky

Video

Cornell Wildlife Health Center director Dr. Steve Osofsky takes you on a brief tour of our One Health work around the world.
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.