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María J. Forzán

Degrees: 
  • MVZ (DVM)
  • MSc
  • DipACVP
Position: 
Assistant Professor, Wildlife Pathologist
Department: 
Pathology & Microbiology
Faculty: 
AVC
Phone: 
(902) 566-0545
Research Interests: 

Amphibian health, status of ranavirus and chytid fungus on PEI, mortality in wild finches in the Maritime Provinces associated with tricomoiaisis (trichomonosis)

  • Wildlife disease
  • Amphibian conservation
  • Chytridiomycosis and ranavirus infection in wild and captive amphibians
Citations: 

Forzán, M. J., Vanderstichel, R.V., Melekhovets, Y.F. and McBurney, S. Trichomoniasis in finches from the Canadian Maritime provinces, an emerging disease. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2009, 51(4):391-396

Forzán, M. J., Gunn, H. and Scott, P. Chytridiomycosis in an Aquarium Population of Frogs: Diagnosis, Treatment and Control. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2008, 39(3):406-411

Ide, A., Forzán, M. J. Systemic Necropsy for Pathology. The Veterinary Times, June 2008, 38(22):8,10-11

Forzán, M. J., and McClure J Aganglionosis is a 3-month-old Holstein calf. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2005, 46:342-344

Forzán, M. J., and Frasca, S. Systemic Toxoplasmosis in a 5-month-old beaver, Castor canadensis. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2004, 35(1):113-115

Current Collaborators (non-UPEI): 
  • Paula Jackman
  • Megan Gahl
  • Bruce Pauli