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  • VETPREV7710 - Ecosystem Health Conservation Medicine: Through lectures, readings, field practicum, discussions and self-directed learning, this elective course introduces the principles and practices of ecosystem health with emphasis on the role of the veterinarian. Conservation medicine will be examined using the One Health One Medicine paradigm.


  • Zoo and Wildlife Conservation Medicine and Ecosystem Health Residency Program: A three-year, ACZM-accredited residency in Zoo and Wildlife Conservation Medicine and Ecosystem Health. This is a unique cooperative program between the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and the Wilds. This program provides trainees with coursework, zoological medicine training and field experience emphasizing a One Health approach to the study of nondomestic animal health and leading to a Master’s degree at the completion of the residency. This program is uniquely designed to train ACZM eligible candidates and prepare conservation medicine clinicians to advance the field through further research and training nationally and internationally.

Watch this space…     

 Aquatic Animal Health and Welfare - course in development

 Terrestrial Animal Health and Welfare - course in development

 Online Certificate in Ecosystem Health - course in development

Opportunities available…

  • If you are interested in undertaking research or graduate studies in ecosystem health, please contact Dr. Mark Flint with your CV and research ideas at Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, 1920 Coffey Rd, Columbus, OH 43210, 614-292-6166,