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Centre for Aquatic Health Services

The Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences at the Atlantic Veterinary College (UPEI) is an academic centre of expertise in finfish health research to expand the economic value created by Atlantic Canada’s aquatic food animal industries through epidemiology and disease intervention research activities. AVC-CAHS provides globally recognized expertise in epidemiology and evidence-based research to support aquatic health policy decisions for both government and industry. AVC-CAHS is a founding partner in the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) Collaborating Centre for Epidemiology and Risk Assessment of Aquatic Animal Diseases, hosts the PE Innovation Research Chair (Dr. Larry Hammell) in Epidemiology for Aquatic Food Animal Production, and co-hosts the Canada Excellence Research Chair (Dr. Ian Gardner) in Aquatic Epidemiology.


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