Contact Us

Conference Organizing Committee:

Dr. Mark Cunningham, DVM, MS, DACVPM

Veterinarian Manager
Wildlife Research Laboratory
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Gainesville, FL | USA
Office: (352) 334-4233 | Cell: 352-494-4229
Email: Mark.Cunningham@myfwc.com

Dr. Samantha E. J. Gibbs, DVM, PhD

Wildlife Veterinarian
Wildlife Health Office
Natural Resource Program Center
National Wildlife Refuge System
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Gainesville, FL | USA
Phone: 571-216-5776
Email: samantha_gibbs@fws.gov

Dr. Lisa Shender, MS, DVM, PhD

OPS Veterinarian II
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Fish and Wildlife Research Unit – Gainesville
Fish and Wildlife Health
Gainesville, FL | USA
Phone: 352-334-4235
Email: Lisa.Shender@MyFWC.com

Thomas B. Waltzek, MS, DVM, PhD

Assistant Professor
Infectious Diseases and Pathology
College of Veterinary Medicine
Bldg #1379, Mowry Road
Gainesville, FL 32610
Office Tel: 352-273-5202
Cell Tel: 530-574-2976
Email: tbwaltzek@ufl.edu

Dr. Samantha M. Wisely, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Dept. of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
University of Florida | IFAS
Gainesville, Florida | USA
Phone: 352-846-0645
Email: wisely@ufl.edu

Conference Coordination & Logistics:

Ms. Kimberly Brand

Conference Registrar
University of Florida | IFAS
Office of Conferences & Institutes
PO Box 110750 | Gainesville, FL 32611-0750 | USA
Direct Line: 352-294-3576
Main Office: 352-392-5930
Email: kimmer72@ufl.edu

Ms. Beth Miller-Tipton, CMP, CGMP

Director
University of Florida | IFAS
Office of Conferences & Institutes (OCI)
PO Box 110750 | Gainesville, FL 32611-0750
Direct Line: 352-294-3581
Main Office: 352-392-5930
Email: bmt@ufl.edu

Ms. Kristin Zupancic

Conference Coordinator
University of Florida | IFAS
Office of Conferences & Institutes (OCI)
PO Box 110750 | Gainesville, FL 32611-0750 | USA
Direct Line: 352-294-3582
Main Office: 352-392-5930
Email: kzupancic@ufl.edu





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