Dr. Ellie Milnes is a veterinary research fellow in wildlife and One Health with the Global Health Program based at Ol Jogi Wildlife Conservancy in Laikipia County, Kenya. The aim of the GHP fellowship is to combine capacity building with cutting-edge research to mitigate disease risk at the interface between wildlife, livestock and human health. In partnership with the Kenya Wildlife Service, Mpala Research Centre, and Ol Jogi Wildlife Conservancy, Dr. Milnes works closely with Kenyan veterinarians and wildlife scientists to increase regional veterinary capacity and conduct research in the field of veterinary conservation medicine.
Her current projects include:
- Emerging infectious diseases in African wild dogs and hirola antelope
- Vector-borne disease ecology in rhinoceros
- Building capacity in wildlife medicine and pathology for the Laikipia region
E. L. Milnes, G. L. Thornton, P. Delnatte, A. N. Léveillé, J. R. Barta, D. A. Smith, and N. M. Nemeth. 2019. Molecular detection of Babesia odocoilei in wild, farmed, and zoo cervids in Ontario, Canada. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 55(2).
E. L. Milnes, A. Hering, S. Lee, R. Gehring, P. Delnatte, Y. Gu, M. Woodbury, and R. Johnson. 2019. Pharmacokinetics of imidocarb dipropionate in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) following a single intramuscular injection. In press, Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics https://doi.org/10.1111/jvp.12760
E. L. Milnes, P. Delnatte, G. L. Thornton, A. N. Léveillé, J. R. Barta, D. A. Smith, and N. M. Nemeth. 2019. Babesia odocoilei and zoonotic pathogens identified from Ixodes scapularis ticks in southern Ontario, Canada. Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases, 10(3).