Wednesday, April 10, 2013

TRC Staff Research and Public Health with Wildlife Trade

Dr. Irene Bueno-Padilla
TRC Clinical Resident Dr. Irene Bueno-Padilla is working on research related to diseases and infections that come to humans from wildlife. Specifically, she is building a risk-analysis framework that can help national agencies like the CDC identify which aspects of the international wildlife trade pose a threat to American human or animal health. So what are we doing to try to prevent the spread? Which animals should we be wary of…and why? Read this story. 

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