CWD Expert Advisory Group Members (as of October 27, 2021)

Members of the CWD Expert Advisory Group provide critical input and direction into all CIDRAP CWD-related activities, but they do not necessarily endorse the content of this website or statements made by CIDRAP staff.
 

  • Wiktor Adamowicz, PhD, Professor and Vice Dean, Agricultural Life and Environmental Sciences, Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, University of Alberta
  • Kip Adams, MS, Chief Conservation Officer, National Deer Association
  • Judd Aiken, PhD, Professor, Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases, University of Alberta
  • Sir Roy Anderson, PhD, FRS, FMedSci, Chair, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London
  • Brian Appleby, MD, Associate Professor and Director, National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
  • Shannon Bartelt-Hunt, PhD, PE, Professor and Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Travis Bartnick, MS, Wildlife Biologist, Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission
  • Jason Bartz, PhD, Professor, Associate Dean, and Vice Chair, Associate Dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs, Vice Chair, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Creighton University
  • Ermias Belay, MD, Associate Director for Epidemiologic Science, Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Sylvie Benestad, PhD, Senior Researcher, Norwegian Veterinary Institute

  • Vincent Béringue, PhD, Head Scientist, Protein Macro-Assembly and Prion Diseases, French National Institute for Agricultural Research

  • Trent Bollinger, DVM, DVSc, Professor and Regional Director, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative

  • Michelle Carstensen, PhD, Wildlife Health Program Supervisor, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

  • Neil Cashman, MD, Professor, Academic Director, Vancouver Coastal Health ALS Centre, Department of Neurology, University of British Columbia

  • Larisa Cervenakova, MD, PhD, Medical Director, Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association

  • David Clausen, DVM, Former Chair, Wisconsin Natural Resources Board

  • John Collinge, MD, FRCP, FRS, Professor and Director, MRC Prion Unit and Institute of Prion Diseases, University College London

  • Louis Cornicelli, PhD, Senior Analyst, Southwick Associates

  • Michael Coulthart, PhD, Head, Canadian Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Surveillance System, Public Health Agency of Canada 

  • Matt Dunfee, Director, Director of Special Programs, Wildlife Management Institute, Chronic Wasting Disease Alliance

  • Douglas Duren, Conservationist, Land Manager, Farmer and Frequent Contributor, The MeatEater

  • John Fischer, DVM, PhD, Professor, Director of the Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, University of Georgia

  • Craig Engwall, JD, Executive Director, Minnesota Deer Hunters Association

  • Sabine Gilch, PhD, Associate Professor and Research Chair, Prion Disease Research, Department of Comparative Biology & Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary

  • Colin Gillin, DVM, State Wildlife Veterinarian, Wildlife Health and Population Lab, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Justin Greenlee, DVM, PhD, Veterinary Medical Officer and Prion Disease Scientist, National Animal Disease Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture

  • Samia Hannaoui, PhD, Research Assistant, Calgary Prion Research Unit, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary

  • Allen Herbst, PhD, Prion Biologist and Diagnostic Biochemist, National Wildlife Health Center, US Geological Survey

  • Edward Hoover, DVM, PhD, University Distinguished Professor, Prion Research Center, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University

  • Travis Kirkwood, Policy Analyst, Health Sector, Assembly of First Nations

  • Qingzhong Kong, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Pathology, Neurology, and  Environmental Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University

  • Terry Kreeger, DVM, PhD, Former Wyoming State Wildlife Veterinarian, Wyoming Game and Fish Department

  • Peter Larsen, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

  • Russell Mason, PhD, Executive in Residence and Adjunct Professor, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Michigan State University, Michigan Department of Natural Resources

  • Candace Mathiason, PhD, Associate Professor and Director, OVPR PRSE, Infectious Disease Research and Response Network, Prion Research Center, Colorado State University

  • Debbie McKenzie, PhD, Associate Professor, Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases
    University of Alberta

  • Rodrigo Morales, PhD, Associate Professor, Mitchell Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Disorders, Department of Neurology, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas

  • Keith Munro, PhD, Wildlife Biologist, Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters

  • Tracy Nichols, PhD, Cervid Health Specialist and Molecular Biologist, Cervid Health Program, Ruminant Health Center, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, US Department of Agriculture

  • Nick Pinizzotto, MA, President and CEO, National Deer Association

  • Brent Race, DVM, Staff Scientist, Laboratory of Persistent Viral Diseases, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health

  • Darrel Rowledge, Director, Alliance for Public Wildlife

  • Hermann M. Schaetzl, MD, PhD, Professor and Head, Prion Biology and Immunology, Calgary Prion Research Unit, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary

  • Joni Scheftel, DVM, MPH, State Public Health Veterinarian, Minnesota Department of Health

  • Lawrence Schonberger, MD, Assistant Director for Public Health and Chief, Prion and Public Health Office, Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Krysten Schuler, PhD, Wildlife Disease Ecologist and Assistant Research Professor, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

  • Claudio Soto, PhD, Professor and Director, Mitchell Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Brain Disorders, Department of Neurology, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas

  • Iga Stasiak, DVM, DVSc, Wildlife Health Specialist, Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment

  • Chad Stewart, MS, Deer, Elk, and Moose Management Specialist, Michigan Department of Natural Resources

  • Kelly Straka, DVM, MPH, Manager, Wildlife Section, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

  • Paul Strengers, MD, Executive Director, International Plasma and Fractionation Association, The Netherlands

  • Jason Sumners, MS, Resource Science Division Chief and Deer Biologist, Missouri Department of Conservation

  • Glenn Telling, PhD, Director, Prion Research Center, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University

  • Michael Tonkovich, PhD, Deer Program Administrator, Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife

  • Jørn Våge, PhD, Chronic Wasting Disease Coordinator, Norwegian Veterinary Institute

  • Scott Weber, VMD, Communications Liaison & Senior Research Investigator, Wildlife Futures Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

  • David Westaway, PhD, Professor and Director, Department of Medicine, Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases, University of Alberta

  • Margaret Wild, DVM, PhD, Professor, Former Chief Wildlife Veterinarian, National Park Services
    Washington State University

  • Tiffany Wolf, DVM, PhD, Assistant Professor and Co-Director, Veterinary Population Medicine Department, Minnesota Center for Prion Research and Outreach, University of Minnesota

  • Mark Zabel, PhD, Professor and Associate Director, Prion Research Center, Colorado State University

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