Dr. Bernadette Dunham has been appointed to the Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine for a three-year term.
The board is the major program unit of the National Academies responsible for organizing and overseeing studies on agriculture, forestry, fisheries, wildlife, and the use of land, water, and other natural resources.
Dr. Dunham (Guelph ’75) is a professorial lecturer at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University, where her focus is on one-health issues, and former director of the Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine. On a part-time basis, she returned in August to the FDA, where she is currently serving as an adviser for the new FDA One Health Initiative.
Among her previous positions, Dr. Dunham was an assistant director of the AVMA Government Relations Division from 1995-2001 in Washington, D.C.