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Why I Give: John Drake


John Drake

Name: John Drake

Position: Distinguished Research Professor, associate dean for academic affairs and graduate program faculty, Odum School of Ecology; director, Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases

Years at UGA: 15

Beneficiary of his gift to the university: Daniel G. Colley Training in Parasitology Fund, Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases Fund, The Ecology Fund, John Spencer Graduate Fellowship Fund

Why he gives: “I believe in the University of Georgia’s mission to educate and prepare the next generation of leaders. I value leading by example, which includes teaching and giving to the causes that I believe in. UGA is a wonderful and unique setting that I am proud to be a part of.”