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Paul P. Calle

Paul P. Calle

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Paul P. Calle graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and completed internships at Manhattan's Animal Medical Center and the San Diego Zoo. He joined the Wildlife Conservation Society in 1989 and is the Chief Veterinarian and Director of the Zoological Health Program based at the Bronx Zoo where he oversees the Clinical and Pathology Departments for WCS’s Zoos and Aquarium. He also chairs the WCS IACUC. In addition to administrative responsibilities and medical and surgical care of the WCS's collections, Paul has participated in local and international field projects in support of WCS’s global conservation mission. He is a Diplomate in the American College of Zoological Medicine, a Professional Fellow of the American Zoo and Aquarium Association, previous President of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, and is on the ISIS Board of Trustees. He has been a member of AZA and AAZV for over thirty years.