Friday, January 13 2023 | 10am - 2pm
Hosted by Center for Wildlife
375 Mountain Rd, Cape Neddick ME 03902
Virtual attendance also an option!
Goal: To provide wildlife professionals an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the disease and how it relates to their work, health and safety.
To provide an opportunity to network, ask questions, and help create consistent messaging to the public regarding rabies.
Target Audience: Maine rehabilitators, animal control officers, animal damage control, wildlife conflict agents, veterinarians, technicians, biologists, wardens
What to Expect: Presentations from Maine Rabies Working Group organizations, networking, tour of Center for Wildlife's facility and medical clinic.
Dr. David Needle, DVM
Senior Veterinary Pathologist; New Hampshire Veterinary Diagnostics Lab
Basic pathology of rabies, occurrence of rabies and presentation in animals of the northeast.
Haris Sohail, MS, MPH, CPH
Epidemiologist Infectious Disease; Maine CDC
Human health impacts and role of Maine CDC in management; ideal expectations for safety for wildlife workers.
Rachael Fiske, DVM
Assistant State Veterinarian; Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry
Introduce Maine Rabies Management Guidelines and discuss rabies vaccinations.
Wildlife Biologist, Furbearer Specialist; Maine IF&W
Wildlife Health Biologist; Maine IF&W
Role in rabies management in the state.