Tiffany Wolf

College of Veterinary Medicine
Twin Cities

Award Year
2023
University Award
McKnight Land-Grant Professorship
Research Title
Bridging Local Knowledge, Community Values and Western Science in One Health

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Over 60% of emerging infectious diseases in humans have originated from animals, the majority being from wildlife. Yet the health and well-being of humans is intricately connected to biodiversity, which is also in crises globally. As a wildlife epidemiologist, Tiffany Wolf works across disciplines to merge social science, ecology, and epidemiology to find solutions to these complex One Health challenges, particularly in situations where people derive food security and fundamental cultural benefits from wildlife.