Scientists with the Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center use traditional and innovative methods to study complex health problems all over the world. Our faculty and student researchers are finding the answers to many of today's conservation dilemmas.


Competitive Grants

To support scientific excellence, the Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center has created several competitive grant programs supporting both student and faculty research.

Phil & Karen Drayer Wildlife Health Center Fellowship Award

Oiled Wildlife Care Network Grant

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From declining sea otter populations and harmful oil spills to human interaction with mountain lions and dangerous zoonotic diseases, we are hard at work advancing wildlife health in balance with people, plants and the environment.