Dr. Ziccardi received his DVM, MPVM, and PhD in epidemiology from UC Davis, emphasizing free-ranging wildlife health and the effects of petroleum exposure in wildlife. He has been an oil spill response veterinarian and coordinator since 1996, responding to more than 50 spills in the US and abroad, including as the Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Group Leader for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. He has worked as a contract veterinarian for California Department of Fish and Game, a wildlife epidemiologist at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, and as Associate Professor of Clinical Wildlife Health for UC Davis’ School of Veterinary Medicine. His current positions are Director of the Oiled Wildlife Care Network, Co-Director of UC Davis’ Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center, and Health Science Clinical Professor at UC Davis’ School of Veterinary Medicine.
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