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

Join veterinary and human disease experts May 27 for a one-hour conversation and some answers...

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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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UCVM DVM students present research at American pathologist annual meeting

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