Personal Biography of Larry Clark, Ph.D.
Dr. Larry Clark has been the Assistant Director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Wildlife Services (WS) Program in Ft. Collins, Colorado since 2005. The National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC) functions as the research arm of WS by providing scientific information on the development of socially acceptable methods for wildlife damage management. As part of WS' strategic plan to improve the coexistence of people and wildlife, NWRC has identified four strategic program goals: (1) developing methods, (2) providing wildlife services, (3) valuing and investing in people, and (4) enhancing information and communication. Dr. Clark joined NWRC in 1991 after serving 8 years as a research scientist at the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia, PA. He has been instrumental in establishing NWRC's new capabilities to address wildlife disease issues. Dr. Clark received his Ph.D. degree in biology from the University of Pennsylvania.