Drs. Kirsten Gilardi and Michael Ziccardi are Co-Directors of the Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center. They develop and refine the programs of the WHC and serve as advocates for its faculty and staff within the One Health Institute

Administrative Staff

Matt Blake: Chief Operations Officer

Lavonne Hull: Business Services Officer

Katie Leasure, Lori Faherty, Pamela Roualdes: Teaching activity support, development, and general administration of the Center's programs

Eunah Cho: Marketing & Development Coordinator

Program Personnel

PREDICT (Wildlife Health Components) - Principal Investigator is Jonna Mazet. The UC Davis-based team includes Tracey Goldstein, Chris Johnson, Terra Kelly, Woutrina Smith, Joe Silva, Brett Smith, Kate Thomas, Liz Vanwormer, Elizabeth Leasure and David Wolking.

Gorilla Doctors - Directors are Kirsten Gilardi and Mike Cranfield. Based in Rwanda, Uganda, and Democratic Republic of the Congo with additional support staff based in UC Davis and The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.

Oiled Wildlife Care Network - Director is Mike Ziccardi. Team includes Deputy Director of Animal Care Operations Curt Clumpner, Deputy Director of Field Operations Kyra Mills-Parker, Field Veterinarian Nancy Anderson, Response Veterinarian Greg Frankfurter, Wildlife Care Specialist Stephanie Herman, Wildlife Field Specialist Scott Buhl, Facility Coordinator Tim Williamson, and Administrative Coordinators Lavonne Hull and Pam Roualdes. 

SeaDoc Society - Directors are Joe Gaydos (Science) & Markus Naugle (Regional). Team includes Development & Program Assistant Jean Lyle, Communications & Marketing Manager Justin Cox, Scientist Gary Greene, and Visiting Scientists Thor Hanson and John Aschoff. Based in Washington State.

Marine Mammal Health/One Health Institute Laboratory - Led by Tracey Goldstein. Team includes Lab Manager Brett Smith with Lab Technicians Alexandre Tremeau-Bravard and Jasjeet Dhanota, and Lab Assistant Victoria Ontiveros. 

Latin America Program - Led by Marcela Uhart and her collaborators. 

Southern California Mountain Lion and Bobcat Project - Led by Walter Boyce and Winston Vickers.

Zoological Medicine - Led by Ray Wack and Jenessa Gjeltema. The program provides veterinary services to the Sacramento Zoo, with training of veterinary students and zoological medicine residents.