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Cornell University

Cornell Wildlife Health Lab

Promoting the health and long-term sustainability of wildlife populations with a focus on North America

Our program conducts wildlife disease surveillance and research, develops novel diagnostic tools, provides data analysis, and communicates findings to stakeholders. We emphasize research, training, and public outreach. We have collaborators and projects around the country since wildlife do not observe state boundaries. Since 2011, our group at Cornell has partnered with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to safeguard the long-term health of wildlife in New York. We support DEC staff and policy needs, and maintain strong relationships with human and domestic animal health professionals to address issues under the One Health philosophy.

To learn more about the Cornell Wildlife Health Lab, please visit our website.