December 5, 2022 is International Volunteer Day.
Dr. Catherine R. Belanger, DVM
Catherine is a veterinarian who graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2019. After graduation, she spent time in a small animal emergency practice as well as the Meat Hygiene division of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. She has experience volunteering in both local and international veterinary outreach programs.
Currently, she is a PhD student in the Department of Population Medicine at the University of Guelph, where she is receiving training in veterinary epidemiology, zoonosis, and One Health. She concurrently works as a student epidemiologist in the Foodborne Disease and AMR Surveillance Division of the Public Health Agency of Canada.