Annual Founder’s Day VIRTUAL Celebration with guest speaker Prof. Nydam
June 25, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
You are cordially invited to attend the Cornell Club of Greater Philadelphia (CCGP) Annual Founder’s Day Speaker celebration on Thursday, June 25. Held virtually for the first time, this event is for alumni and friends of all ages and serves as a great way to connect with Philly alumni.
We are excited to host Professor Daryl Nydam and appreciate that he could reschedule to present virtually for our Annual Founder’s Day Speaker celebration, which was to take place back in April and had to be postponed.
Professor Nydam will speak on the topic:
Trade-offs in One Health Sustainability: Holy Cow or Udder Disaster…..
In this discussion we’ll address challenges in climate change, habitat preservation and healthful food production in a veterinary sustainability context
Date: Thursday, June 25, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Zoom, meeting details will be provided in the registration confirmation email
About the Speaker:
Dr. Daryl Nydam grew up in central New York State where his grandparents owned a small, mostly dairy farm and his father was a practicing dairy veterinarian for 40 years. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in BioChemisty at the University of New York–Geneseo and then went to the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University and received a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Nydam is a veterinarian and epidemiologist who is a professor in the Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences at Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine and is Faculty Director for the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability. He has served as director of the Quality Milk Production Services program since 2013. His research focuses on the intersection of agriculture and public health, specifically sustainable dairy production.