David Waltner-Toews
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David Waltner-Toews

David Waltner-Toews is a Canadian veterinary epidemiologist and University Professor Emeritus at the University of Guelph (Department of Population Medicine). He was founding president of Veterinarians without Borders/ Vétérinaires sans Frontières – Canada (https://www.vetswithoutborders.ca/) and a founding member of Communities of Practice for Ecosystem Approaches to Health in Canada (www.copeh-canada.org). He has worked on every continent except Antarctica on ecosystem approaches to health. In 2010, in London, England, the International Association for Ecology and Health presented him with the inaugural award for contributions to ecosystem approaches to health, and in 2019 he received an award from the World Small Animal Veterinary Association recognizing “veterinarians who have exhibited exceptional acts of valour and commitment in the face of adversity to service the community.” He has published six books of poetry, a collection of recipes and dramatic monologues, a collection of short stories, two mysteries (Fear of Landing, Dead Cows Talking), and various books of popular science including On Pandemics: Deadly Diseases from Bubonic Plague to Coronavirus (2020); The Origin of Feces: what excrement tells us about evolution, ecology and a sustainable society (2013); Eat the Beetles: an exploration into our conflicted relationship with insects (2017); and Food, Sex and Salmonella: why our food is making us sick (2008).
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