WEBINAR: Zoonoses, disasters, and veterinarians…oh my!
Emerging pathogens are center stage these days, but that doesn’t mean that this pandemic is raging on in a vacuum. Hurricane season started June 1 and the Atlantic is just heading into the peak time for storms. What happens if we have a hurricane during a pandemic? What if the current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic is joined by that recently isolated novel influenza in…China? In these types of crises, veterinarians are integral - but do you know what to do? Or more importantly, not do? What to expect? How to disinfect? Join me for a lively exploration of emerging diseases, disasters, and what to do when…especially to prevent further disease transmission.
Dr. Jenifer Chatfield is the board-certified Staff Veterinarian at 4J Conservation Center and the Chief Strategy Officer for Vet Candy, LLC. Dr. Chatfield is a diplomate of both the American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM) and the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM). Along with her twin brother,
Dr. Jason Chatfield, she co-hosts the #1 veterinary podcast, Vet Candy’s “In other news…” and was recently profiled in Pet Vet magazine. Dr. Chatfield is a Medical Reserve Corps member and developed the "Veterinary Support to Zoological Animals in a Disaster" for the National Veterinary Response Team’s (NVRT) training curriculum. Dr. Chatfield has chaired the Florida Veterinary Medical Association's (FVMA) One Health Committee and co-chaired FVMA's Disaster Response Committee. Dr. Chatfield has a particular interest in infectious diseases and biosecurity and her work for the Dept. of Homeland Security’s courses has been focused on topics such as foreign animal diseases, quarantine and isolation, and malicious introduction of pathogens. Dr. Chatfield loves French bulldogs, Himalayan cats, the dirtiest of vodka martinis, and basking on Caribbean beaches.
Dr. Jenifer Chatfield