Open Menu Close Menu Open Search Close Search Open Directory Close Directory

Class of 2018

Master of Science in Conservation Medicine

Case Study Presentations

Saturday, September 8, 2017 from 8:30 – 4:30 pm

Varis Lecture Hall, Grafton Campus – 200 Westboro Rd., North Grafton, MA 01536

8:30 Continental Breakfast
9:00 Introduction Dr. Chris Whittier
9:05 Risk of Tuberculosis Transmission Between Humans, Elephants, and Non-Human Primates in Temples near Bangalore, India Emily Haines (Remote from Scotland)
9:25 What Can You Learn from Grey Seals and their Poop? Anna Pierce (Remote)
9:45 The Poisoned Plains: Assessing the Impacts of Human-Carnivore Conflict on Ecosystems of East Africa Gaia Bonini
10:05 Using Quantitative Methods to Improve Rehabilitation Success of African Penguin Chicks Miren Schleicher
10:25 Break
10:40 Factors that Influence Andean bear (Tremarctos ornatus) trail use Sofany Montoya
11:00 Looking a Gift Horse in the Mouth: Impacts of Wetlands Restoration on Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus in Massachusetts Tricia Montague
11:20 Moose Population Health in the Northeastern United States Alexandra Lombard
11:40 Gender Mainstreaming in Water Resource Management in Rural Kenya Brittany Champey
12:00 Lunch Break with MAPP Agnes Varis Campus Center
1:30 Endocrine Disruptors: Crocodilians as Sentinel Species Briana Stockdale
1:50 Lead Exposure in Gray Squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) in Central Massachusetts Katherine Zhou
2:10 Proceed with Caution: An Evaluation of Offshore Wind Energy Development in Massachusetts and the Potential Environmental Impacts on Avian Wildlife Cristen Mathews
2:30 One Health Approach to Reducing Sharks as bycatch Zara Martinez
2:50 Break
3:05 A One Health Approach to Understanding the Impact of Ocean Acidification on Massachusetts’ Shellfish Brianna Laing
3:25 I’m Ready for my…Selfie? Social Media & Sea Turtle Tourism in Apo Island Marine Sanctuary, Philippines Meghan MacGregor
3:45 Boto River Dolphin Conservation Issues and Efforts in the Mamirauá Sustainable Development Reserve Amalia Saladrigas
4:05 Closing Dr. Alison Robbins


Unable to present
How Hybrid Bears Happened – A Case Study of Brown, Polar and Hybrid Bears Sara Colin
Anthrax in Southern Africa Katherine Slyngstad
Who Benefits from Marine Protected Areas? A Case Study of the Necessity for Inclusive Marine Conservation and Management in Mabini, Philippines Jenny Schilling


Unable to Attend? Join Remotely!

MCM’18 Case Study Presentations – WebEx Information

Saturday, September 8, 2018

9:00 am  |  Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)  |  9 hrs

Meeting number (access code): 734 485 921

Meeting password: MCM2018

When it’s time, join the meeting