One Health Presentation: Dr. Helen Schwantje

Alumni Educational General

2020 USask Bringing One Health to Life Winter/Spring Series

From bighorns to bats:
The One Health lessons learned from 25 years in wildlife health

Speaker: Dr. Helen Schwantje, DVM, MSc
Wildlife Veterinarian, Ministry of Forests
Government of British Columbia

5-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Louis' Loft, University of Saskatchewan
Complimentary refreshments will be served

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Dr. Helen Schwantje has served as a wildlife veterinarian for over 30 years and has been with the B.C. Ministry of the Environment (Forests, Lands and Natural Resources) since 1992. During this time, she has had extensive experience in a variety of field, pathology and policy-based wildlife health research projects.

Her work has guided several wildlife health programs, such as the B.C. Wildlife Health Program, B.C. Boreal Caribou Health Program, Provincial Moose Health Research Program and the Provincial Mountain Caribou Health Programs. She has conducted many studies on the diseases and other wildlife issues of caribou, bighorn sheep, deer, mountain goats, grizzly bears, moose and wolves.

Dr. Schwantje is a 1981 graduate of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM). She also earned her master's degree in wildlife pathology at the WCVM, graduating in 1988.

Event Details

05:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Louis' Loft, USask
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