WCVM Presentation

Administrative General Research

Dr. Damien Joly, CEO, Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative (CWHC)

Presentation title

"The Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative (CWHC): a WCVM-based national network for wildlife health"


Dr. Damien Joly, PhD
Chief Executive Officer, CWHC

About the speaker

Dr. Damien O. Joly, PhD, is the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative (CWHC), where he is leading efforts to fully implement the Pan-Canadian Approach to Wildlife Health. 

Dr. Joly has held various positions throughout his career in government (B.C. Ministry of Environment and Climate Change), as well as the private (Metabiota Inc.) and non-profit (Wildlife Conservation Society) sectors. Most of his career has focused on the epidemiology of diseases that cross the interface between wildlife, domestic animals and people. He has worked with partners to develop wildlife disease surveillance systems and capacity-building programs in Africa, Asia and Latin America. 

Dr. Joly holds a PhD degree in biology (University of Saskatchewan) and a BSc degree in wildlife biology (University of Northern British Columbia).


Event Details

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM CST
WCVM 2115


Myrna MacDonald, Communications, WCVM