Mourad Gabriel M.S., Ph.D.
Executive Director and Senior Ecologist

Dr. Mourad Gabriel co-founded IERC with Greta Wengert in 2004.  Mourad earned his B.S. in Wildlife Biology at Humboldt State University, his M.S. in Wildlife Ecology (emphasis on wildlife disease ecology) at Humboldt State University, and his Ph.D in Comparative Pathology (emphasis on wildlife disease ecology/pathology) at the University of California Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine.

Greta Wengert M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Director and Senior Ecologist

Dr. Greta Wengert co-founded the organization and leads on many projects, including IERC’s bobcat/ fisher spatial ecology, forensic identification of predators, and yellow-legged frog projects. Greta earned her B.S. in Wildlife Biology at Cornell University, her M.S. in Wildlife Ecology at Humboldt State University, and her Ph.D. in Ecology at the University of California Davis.

 

Richard N. Brown  Ph.D., D.V.M.
Board Director and Wildlife Veterinarian

Dr. Richard Brown is a disease ecologist and wildlife veterinarian for IERC and a Professor in the Department of Wildlife at Humboldt State University. Rick earned his B.S. in Zoology at the University of California at Davis, his M.S. in Biology (emphasis on mammalian population ecology) at the University of Colorado at Boulder, his Ph.D. in Parasitology (emphasis on disease ecology) at the University of California at Berkeley, and his D.V.M. with an individual track in Wildlife Health and International Medicine, at the University of California at Davis.