Drs. Kirsten Gilardi and Michael Ziccardi are Co-Directors of the Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center. They develop and refine the programs of the WHC and serve as advocates for its faculty and staff under Dr. Jonna Mazet, who is Executive Director of the One Health Institute

Administrative Staff

Matt Blake: Chief Operations Officer

Lavonne Hull: Business Services Officer

Katie Leasure, Lori Faherty, Pamela Roualdes: Support to teaching activities, development and general administration of the Center's programs

Justin Cox: Content Marketing Manager

Eunah Cho: Marketing & Development Coordinator

Program Personnel

PREDICT - Principal Investigator is Jonna Mazet. The team includes Tracey Goldstein, Chris Johnson, Terra Kelly, Woutrina Smith, Joe Silva, Brett Smith, Kate Thomas, Liz Vanwormer, Elizabeth Leasure and David Wolking as UC Davis personnel.

Gorilla Doctors - Directed by Kirsten Gilardi and Michael Cranfield.

Oiled Wildlife Care Network - Team includes Director Michael Ziccardi, Deputy Director of Animal Care Operations Curt Clumpner, Deputy Director of Field Operations Kyra Mills-Parker, Wildlife Care Coordinator Christine Fiorello, Field Stabilization Coordinator Nancy Anderson, Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator Becky Elias, Wildlife Response Specialist Stephanie Herman, Wildlife Response Specialist Scott Buhl, Hazing Coordinator Winston Vickers and Facility Coordinator Tim Williamson. 

SeaDoc Society - Directed by Kirsten Gilardi with Joe Gaydos. Administration is led by Jean Lyle. Based in Washington State. Gary Greene works with SeaDoc as a marine geologist. The Lost Fishing Gear Project is also run by Kirsten Gilardi with Jen Renzullo.

One Health Institute Laboratory - Run by Tracey Goldstein and her team. 

Latin America Program - Run by Marcela Uhart and her collaborators. 

Southern California Mountain Lion and Bobcat Project - Directed by Walter Boyce; regional staff are led by Winston Vickers.

HALI (Health and Livelihood Improvement) - HALI employs a number of Tanzanians and supports two UC Davis postdocs and one grad student in the field, all working together to discover and prevent disease. HALI is directed by Jonna Mazet and includes Woutrina Miller, David Wolking and Chris Gustafson.

Zoological Medicine - Led by Dr. Ray Wack, the program provides veterinary services to the Sacramento Zoo, with training of veterinary students and zoological medicine residents. 


Blake, Matt (530) 754-9032;

Boyce, Walter

Brosnan, Deborah

Bunn, David (530) 752-3122;

Cho, Eunah (530) 752-0878;

Clifford, Deana

Clumpner, Curt (530) 7523122

Cox, Justin (530) 219-5227;

Cranfield, Mike (410) 917-7666;

Dhanota, Jasjeet (530) 754-7953;

Doyle, Megan

Elias, Becky (530) 752-5603;

Faherty, Lori (530) 752-4167;

Fiorello, Chris (530) 752-1218;

Frankfurter, Greg (530) 752-1129;

Gabourie, Taylor (530) 752-1972;

Gaydos, Joe (360) 376-3910;

Gilardi, Kirsten (530) 752-4896;

Goldstein, Tracey (530) 754-7953;

Herman, Stephanie (530) 752-5035

Hull, Lavonne (530) 752-3854;

Jessup, Dave;

Johnson, Christine (530) 752-1238;

Kelly, Terra (530) 574-5093;

Leasure, Katie (530) 752-7526;

Leasure, Elizabeth (530) 754-9034;

Lyle, Jean (360) 376-3910

Mazet, Jonna (530) 754-9035;

Parker, Kyra (530) 752-5797;

Renzullo, Jennifer

Rogers-Bennett, Laura

Roualdes, Pam (530) 752-4167

Smith, Brett

Smith, Woutrina (530) 754-0119;

Tremeau-Bravard, Alexandre (530)754-7953;

Uhart, Marcela;

Vickers, Winston (949) 929-8643;

Wack, Ray (916) 808-8808;

Whitmer, Emily (530) 752-5603;

Williamson, Tim (530) 979-7630

Wolking, David

Ziccardi, Mike (530) 754-5701;