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Kathryn Proudfoot
Name:
Kathryn Proudfoot
Email:
kproudfoot@upei.ca
Position:
Associate Professor
Department:
Health Management
Phone:
902-620-5190
Building:
Veterinary Medicine 417S
Island Scholar:
Island Scholar Biography

Director of the Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre; Associate Professor

BSc (UCLA); MSc, PhD (UBC)

Educational Background:

BSc, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Psychobiology and Neuroscience; MSc, University of British Columbia, Animal Science; PhD, University of British Columbia, Applied Animal Biology

Research themes:

1) using knowledge of animal behaviour to help design and build better environments for animals

2) developing novel measurements of stress in animals and understanding the impact of stressors on behaviour, health and immunity

3) using a mixed methods approach to resolve controversial animal welfare concerns

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