Dr. Wayne Caldwell, University of Guelph

Thank-you for your service as an expert scientific reviewer for the OMAFRA-UofG Partnership Research Program. The assessment of proposals in a fair and consistent manner is very important to the success of the program. Your expert opinion was critical to ensuring the most deserving candidates moved forward for this research funding opportunity.

Again, many thanks for your invaluable contribution.

Wayne Caldwell, PhD, RPP, MCIP
Interim Associate Vice-President, Research (Strategic Partnerships)
Professor, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development
University of Guelph

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Gary Flory is an independent adviser who has consulted, written guidance, conducted research and given presentations to national and international audiences on counter-agroterrorism, emerging infectious diseases, carcass disposal, One Health and foreign animal disease response. Gary was deployed to the Midwest on 5 separate occasions in support of USDA’s efforts to control Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza outbreaks and was a lead author of USDA’s Mortality Composting Protocol for Avian Influenza Infected Flocks. Gary has written for a number of journals including recent articles on counter-agroterrorism, the weaponization of emerging infectious diseases and biosurveillance for the journal Chemical, Biological and Nuclear Warfare. He frequently shares his expertise at conferences and training events across the country and around the globe including recent events in Azerbaijan and Malaysia. Gary participates in a variety of working groups including the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Agricultural Workgroup; Virginia Poultry Disease Taskforce; Animal Health Quadrilateral Meeting of the Emergency Management Task Group & Disposal, Destruction & Disinfection Network; BioWatch Extended Veterinary Network; and the Virginia Catastrophic Livestock Mortality Taskforce. He was recently awarded the Agency Star award by the Governor of Virginia for his community service and leadership on animal disease response and agroterrorism.