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Kurt Sladky

Expert in zoological medicine (zoo animals, wildlife and non-domestic pets) and conservation medicine (ecosystem and global health)

Assistant professor and section head, zoological medicine, surgical sciences School of Veterinary Medicine Work: 608-262-8818 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Medicine of zoo animals and free-ranging wildlife
  • Wildlife diseases, including zoonotic diseases
  • Ecosystem health and conservation medicine and the interface between wildlife, domestic animals, and human health and disease
  • Recognition of pain and analgesia in non-domestic animal species


  • Board certified, American College of Zoological Medicine
  • Member, steering committee, Center for Global Health, UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health