Wild Tiger Health Project
Created by Dr John C M Lewis

Jessica Bodgener

Wildlife Veterinarian

Dr Jess Bodgener qualified in 2008 from Glasgow University Veterinary School. Following several years in general practice, she undertook the MSc in Wild Animal Health at the Royal Veterinary College in London. Since completing her masters, she has been involved in a wide variety of research, much of which has centered around the issue of canine distemper virus and its potential impact on wild tiger populations. Most recently she has been working alongside Dr Gilbert, of Cornell University, and Dr Amir Sadaula, of the National Trust for Nature Conservation, in their efforts to enhance existing wildlife veterinary capacity in Nepal.