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Melinda Rostal

Senior Research Scientist and Field Veterinarian

Melinda Rostal

Dr. Melinda "Mindy" Rostal is a Senior Research Scientist and Field Veterinarian and the Latin American Regional Coordinator for the PREDICT program at EcoHealth Alliance.
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From Bangladesh to Brazil, experience what it’s like to rescue sea turtles off the coast of Mexico or trudge through tropical rainforests searching for the next emerging deadly disease. EcoHealth Alliance scientists give you a snapshot from the field and personal accounts of conservation projects like these from around the world.

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EcoHealthNet Intern Experience

Posted by on July 23, 2015

I returned home from my seven-week research exchange program at EcoHealth Alliance and I am still processing all the amazing experiences.

Where the bison and the prairie dogs roam!

Posted by Melinda Rostal on March 12, 2015

I spent the past week at the Janos Biosphere Reserve in Chihuahua Mexico hosting a workshop with our long time partners at the Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

What I did on my summer vacation!

Posted by on August 1, 2014

The two goals of my project are to study the abundance of endangered wild orangutans in different habitat gradients and survey for the prevalence of viruses and parasites.

Dusk to Dawn

Posted by on July 24, 2014

EcoHealthNet Research Exchange Interns blog about their experience.

Bem-vindo ao Brasil

Posted by on May 16, 2014

All of these experiences - and many others - brought me to this opportunity: working on Dengue Fever in Recife, Brazil through the EcoHealth Net Research Exchange Program!

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