Ulrike Zieger

Ulrike Zieger, DrMedVet, MSc


Dr. Ulrike Zieger is a Professor in the Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology. Her research interests focus on wildlife-related issues including conservation, ecology, diseases and disease control, parasites and management of protected areas. Most recently she investigated the role of mongoose in the epidemiology of rabies in Grenada.

Dr. Zieger has worked in many different countries around the world.  After several years of working for the German Development Agency (GIZ) in African countries, Dr. Zieger specialized in wildlife management, and earned a BSc (Hons) and an MSc in Wildlife Management from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. She received her DVM degree in 1980 and a Doctorate in Veterinary Physiology in 1982 from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Munich, Germany.