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Laura-Anne Kutryk

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Meet Laura-Anne Kutryk

Country: Uganda, Kenya
Position: Animal Health Worker, Dairy Specialist, Field Veterinarian
International Partner: MERU Dairy Co-operative, SNV
Placement Dates: May 2009, February 2017, August 2017

Dr. Laura-Anne Kutryk is a veteran of three VWB/VSF-related volunteer placements.  The first, in 2009 when she was a student, was through the Global Vets Program working with the Goat Pass-On Project in Uganda.  She did a three-week placement in Kenya in February 2017 where she worked with dairy co-op members to improve the health of their cattle.  Her most recent placement saw her return to Uganda for a 4 month assignment designed to improve herd health and management for dairy farmers. 

Laura is a graduate of the Western Canada College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon and has completed an advanced program for Dairy Veterinarians at Cornell University.  She has practiced in Stettler, Cold Lake, and Bonnyville, Alberta. 

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