Veterinarians Without Borders Latin America Reception May 16, 2013
Veterinarians Without Borders is a charitable organization whose mission it is to work for and with communities in need to foster the health of humans, animals and the environments that sustain us.
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Garde during her visit to New York City and learn about some of the important work Veterinarians Without Borders is doing throughout Latin America.
Cocktails, Light Fare and Silent Auction
May 16, 2013 6:30 pm - 10 pm
102 Greene St. 3rd Floor
Special Presentation with Dr. Garde, 7:30 pm
About Dr. Elena Garde, Regional Program Manager, Latin America
Elena has a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (Western College of Veterinary Medicine), a Diploma in International Animal Health (University of Edinburgh, Centre for Tropical Animal Diseases), and is in her final year of a research MSc (University of Edinburgh, Centre for Tropical Animal Diseases). Her research interests are in disease ecology existing at the interfaces between humans, domestic animals- particularly domestic dogs, and wildlife- particularly terrestrial mammals. Elena has been a Veterinarians Without Borders/Vétérinaires Sans Frontiéres- Canada (VWB/VSF) member since the beginning of the organization in 2005, and formally joined the team full-time in April 2009. She is currently working as the Program Leader for Latin America, with their regional office located in Valdivia Chile. The mission in Latin America is to develop long term sustainable programs addressing the complex issue of domestic dog overpopulation, and the multiple urban, rural and wild habitat health effects resulting from these uncontrolled populations.
102 Greene St (View)
102 Greene St, 3rd Floor
New York City, NY 10012
|Minimum Age: 20|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: Yes!|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|