We work to build capacity in laboratories all over the world and we provide timely, accurate diagnostic services to assess health and the impact of disease on marine wildlife and to identify the role of various pathogens in contributing to wildlife losses.
The SeaDoc Society protects the health of marine wildlife and their ecosystems through science and education. Established by the Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center in 1999, SeaDoc conducts and sponsors scientific research in the inland water of the Pacific Northwest, also known as the Salish Sea.
Gorilla Doctors is dedicated to conserving wild mountain and eastern lowland (Grauer's) gorillas through life saving veterinary medicine and a One Health approach. Our international team of veterinarians is the only group providing these critically endangered animals with direct, hands-on care.
Building global surveillance to detect and prevent spillover of pathogens of pandemic potential that can move between wildlife and people.
The Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center has been working toward health and conservation in California for nearly two decades. We take the One Health approach to our work, which holds that healthy ecosystems are essential to healthy wildlife and people.
This collaborative US-Tanzania research and capacity-building program assesses the effects of zoonotic disease and water management on health and livelihoods in the Ruaha ecosystem of Tanzania.
The Oiled Wildlife Care Network is a California-based oiled wildlife response organization that boasts more than 30 different member groups, including world-class aquaria, universities, scientific organizations and rehabilitation groups.
The UC Davis One Health Institute is home to many ongoing programs and projects throughout the world. It is also home to the well-established Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center and its various projects, several of which are highlighed on this page.