Advancing Research • Shaping Policy • Developing Leaders
Animal Ethics Lecture: Cheryl Rosa (U.S. Arctic Research Commission)
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 9:15pm through 10:30pm
Speaker: Cheryl Rosa, D.V.M., Ph.D, Deputy Director, U.S. Arctic Research Commission
Title: “Arctic Entanglements: Welfare & Survival of Large Whales”
Bio: Dr. Cheryl Rosa is Deputy Director and Anchorage-based Alaska Director of the United States Arctic Research Commission (USARC). She received a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University and a Doctorate in Biology from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She has been active on the North Slope in a wide range of studies, including wildlife health and zoonotic disease, marine mammal stranding response, subsistence food safety and oil spill/offshore discharge research. She is a member of the International Whaling Commission’s Scientific Committee, the Science Advisory Panel of the North Pacific Research Board and the Polar Bear Technical Committee (past).