PETS AND TICKS NOW LIVE!
Dr. Clow has teamed up with Drs. Weese and Evason to develop a new website called Pets and Ticks for veterinarians, pet owners and anyone else looking for evidence-based information on ticks in Canada. It is also the home to the Pet Tick Tracker.
Contribution to The Conversation Canada
Check out Dr. Clow's article on "How animal parasites find a home in humans" in the Conversation Canada. Also reprinted in the National Post and the France and Indonesian editions of the Conversation!
Successful doctoral dissertation!
After four years of hard work, Dr. Clow successfully defended her PhD! She will begin as a postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Scott Weese in October, where she will continue with research on tick-borne zoonoses, as well as begin new projects related to other zoonotic diseases of public health significance.
One health ecohealth 2016, melbourne
This past December, Katie had the incredible opportunity to attend the One Health Ecohealth Congress in Melbourne, Australia. She delivered two oral presentations, and contributed to the drafting of an aspirational statement by early career scholars. It was a rewarding experience to work with so many driven and inspiring young leaders to plan the future of research in Ecohealth. For the draft statement, please visit OHEH 2016.
Ultimate TA GUide Launched!
During her role as Graduate Teaching Community Co-ordinator, Katie was able to work with an amazing group of fellow graduate students to rejuvenate the University of Guelph's TA Guide. The print version of the guide has been updated and transferred to an easy-to-use online format called the Ultimate TA Guide. This will be a great resource for TAs for years to come!
Joining the board of Vets without borders!
Katie is excited to announce that she have joined the Board of Directors for Veterinarians Without Borders Canada. This is a non-profit organization that focuses on sustainable development in the Global South as well as the Canadian North to ensure healthy animal, healthy people and a healthy environment. Click here for more information on the organization.
"protect yourself against lyme disease"
Dr. Clow's research has been featured in the Campus News. What a fun interview! See the full article here.
Tick dragging with global news
Katie teamed up with Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox and Addington Public Health to talk about Lyme disease and tick surveillance in Ontario. Watch the video here.