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Adaska, John

Department of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology
Research Interest: Gastrointestinal disease of cattle, Diagnostic pathology.

Email: jmadaska@ucdavis.edu
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Aly, Sharif 

Department of Population Health and Reproduction
Research Interest:
Dairy cattle infectious disease epidemiology.

Email: saly@ucdavis.edu
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Angelos, John 

Department of Medicine and Epidemiology
Research Interest:
Internal medicine and infectious diseases of food producing animals, pathogenesis and prevention of infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis, pharmacokinetics of antibiotics in ruminants, and development of improved vaccination/vaccine delivery strategies to support sustainable food production practices.
Email: jaangelos@ucdavis.edu
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Ardeshir, Amir

California National Primate Research Center
Research Interest: Non-human primates, mucosal immunity.

Email: aardeshir@ucdavis.edu
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Atwill, E. Robert 

Department of Population Health and Reproduction
Research Interest:
Epidemiology and medical ecology of infectious disease transmitted between livestock, wildlife and humans.
E-mail: ratwill@vmtrc.ucdavis.edu

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Barker, Christopher

Center for Vectorborne Diseases
Research Interest:
Climate and landscape factors driving mosquito-borne virus transmission, systems for control of arboviruses, transmission risk and pathogen transmission. 
E-mail: cmbarker@ucdavis.edu

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Boyce, Walter

Emeritus

Chigerwe, Munashe

Department of Medicine and Epidemiology
Research Interest:
Food animal production medicine, passive transfer of immunity in calves. 
E-mail: mchigerwe@ucdavis.edu

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Chomel, Bruno

Emeritus

Christopher, Mary

Department of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology
Research Interest: Veterinary clinical pathology and laboratory medicine.

Email: mmchristopher@ucdavis.edu
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Clifford, Deana

Department of Medicine and Epidemiology
Research Interest: Disease of free-ranging wildlife, endangered species conservation.

Email: dlclifford@ucdavis.edu
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Conlon, Kathryn

Department of Medicine and Epidemiology
Research Interest: Topics relating to climate change in an urban setting and adaptation strategies to protect human health in a changing climate.
Email: kcconlon@ucdavis.edu
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Conrad, Patricia

Department of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology
Research Interest: One Health research approach to global human, animal (wild & domestic) and environmental health problems, Antigenic and molecular characterization of protozoal parasites,  Mechanisms of pathogenesis in hemoprotozoal and coccidial parasites, Waterborne zoonotic protozoal and bacterial pathogens in watershed and marine ecosystems.
Email: paconrad@ucdavis.edu
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Crossley, Beate

Department of Virology & Biotechnology, California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory
Research Interest:
Mammalian virology, food animal emphasis. 
E-mail: bcrossley@ucdavis.edu
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Depenbrock, Sarah

Department of Medicine and Epidemiology
Research Interests: Antimicrobial use and resistance in livestock as relates to bovine respiratory disease and calf management practices
Email: smdepenbrock@ucdavis.edu
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Desai, Angel

Global Migration Center
Research Interests: Using non-traditional epidemiological data for emerging diseases and outbreaks, particularly among displaced and other vulnerable populations. She is also interested in policy implications of communicable surveillance among refugees and IDPs, and global governance of public health systems for these populations.
Email: andesai@ucdavis.edu
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ElAshmawy, Wagdy

Dairy Nutrition and Metabolism Laboratory
Research Interests: main interests are researching the epidemiology of infectious diseases and implementation of effective preventive and control strategies to control diseases of significance to both livestock and the people whose livelihood and health relies on livestock.
Email: welashmawy@ucdavis.edu
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Farver, Thomas

Emeritus

Ferreira, Fernanda

Department of Population Health and Reproduction
Research Interest: Economics and management of dairy production systems, Economics of heat stress, Economics of herd health strategies, Precision dairy technology, Calf and heifer management systems.
Email: fcferreira@ucdavis.edu
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Foley, Janet

Department of Medicine and Epidemiology
Research Interest:
Epidemiology of vectorborne disease, simulation and analytic modeling of infectious disease persistence and emergence in nature, conservation ecology and disease. 
E-mail: jefoley@ucdavis.edu
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Gilardi, Kirsten

Department of Medicine and Epidemiology
Research Interest: Ecosystem health, diseases of free-ranging wildlife.

Email: kvgilardi@ucdavis.edu
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Gallardo, Rodrigo

Department of Population Health and Reproduction
Research Interest: 

Our Laboratory specializes on RNA viral endemic pathogens in the U.S. We have performed research in infectious bursal disease (Gumboro), avian Influenza, Newcastle disease virus and infectious bronchitis virus. Our main focus is to study molecular evolution and variability of infectious bronchitis virus, lately we have been exploring the basis behind the genetic resistance to infectious bronchitis virus.We have an investigation line in vaccine design using diatoms as novel adjuvants and boosters of immune responses.We also explore the One Health aspects of veterinary medicine using poultry as a model for our work in Africa and Central America
Email: ragillardo@ucdavis.edu
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Goldstein, Tracey

Department of Pathology, Immunology and Microbiology, One Health Institute
Research Interest: Emerging viral disease, One Health.
Email: tgoldstein@ucdavis.edu
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Houser, Naomi

Internal Medicine, UC Davis Health
Research Interest: 
infectious disease physician offering care for adults with general infectious diseases and HIV, and is specifically experienced with young adults with HIV as they transition from pediatrics to adult HIV care. Additional clinical interests include the diagnosis and treatment of tick-borne diseases, hospital epidemiology, infection prevention, and antimicrobial stewardship. 
Email: nehauser@ucdavis.edu
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Hawkins, Michelle

Department of Medicine and Epidemiology
Research Interest: C
ritical care and diseases of birds of prey in the rehabilitation environment, with an emphasis on the urban:wildlife interface.
Email: mghawkins@ucdavis.edu
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Heller, Meera

Department of Medicine and Epidemiology
Research Interest: 
Main interests are researching the epidemiology of infectious diseases and implementation of effective preventive and control strategies to control diseases of significance to both livestock and the people whose livelihood and health relies on livestock.
Email: mcheller@ucdavis.edu
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Hill, Ashley

California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory
Research Interest:
Clinical immunology, interpretation of livestock and poultry serology, diagnostic test evaluation and validation. 
E-mail: aehill@ucdavis.edu 
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Hird, David

Emeritus

Imai, Denise

Department of Population Health and Reproduction
Research Interest: Diagnostic pathology, laboratory animals, wildlife.
Email: dmimai@ucdavis.edu
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Jay-Russell, Michele

Western Institute for Food Safety & Security
Research Interest: F
ood safety and veterinary public health with an emphasis on the molecular epidemiology of enteric zoonotic foodborne pathogens including Campylobacter and E. coli O157 on dairy and produce farms.
E-mail: mjay@ucdavis.edu
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Johnson, Christine Kreuder

Wildlife Health Center/One Health Institute
Research Interest:
Ecosystem-level processes and emerging infectious disease in wildlife. 
E-mail: ckjohnson@ucdavis.edu
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Kass, Philip

Department of Population Health and Reproduction
Research Interest:
Non-experimental inference, epidemiologic methodology, analytical epidemiology of environmental hazards of animals and humans, companion animal epidemiology.
E-mail: phkass@ucdavis.edu
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Kelly, Terra

Wildlife Health Center
Research Interest: Emerging infectious disease, wildlife medicine.

Email: trkelly@ucdavis.edu
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Klingborg, Donald

Emeritus

Lehenbauer, Terry

Veterinary Medicine Teaching and Research Center
Research Interest: Dairy cattle herd health and production medicine with an emphasis on infectious disease epidemiology, risk management and animal health economics, especially related to bovine respiratory disease, mastitis, and antimicrobial stewardship.

Email: tlehenbauer@ucdavis.edu
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Li, Chin-Shang

Department of Public Health Sciences
Research Interest:
Lack-of-fit tests, cure models, semiparametric and nonparametric regression, generalized linear models, longitudinal data analysis, statistical methods for genetic data, large sample theory. 
E-mail: cssli@ucdavis.edu 
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Madigan, John

Emeritus

Maier, Gabriele

Department of Population Health and Reproduction
Research Interest:
Beef cattle herd health and welfare, Association of management factors with incidence and prevalence of disease; development of on-farm measures and plans for disease prevention; scoring systems for diagnosis of bovine respiratory disease, Risk assessment and economics for preventive measures in beef cattle production systems, Judicious use of antimicrobials and anti-parasitic drugs in cattle, Beef quality assurance and food safety, Infectious disease epidemiology.

Email: gumaier@ucdavis.edu
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Martinez-Lopez, Beatriz

Department of Medicine and Epidemiology
Research Interest: Quantitative Epidemiology: Spatial analysis, Risk analysis, Disease spread models, social network analysis, statistical analysis (both Frequentists and Bayesian).

Email: beamartinezlopez@ucdavis.edu
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Mazet, Jonna

Wildlife Health Center/One Health Institute
Research Interest:
Promotion of wellness at wildlife-human-domestic animal interface, disease ecology, role of health in recovery and conservation of endangered species. 
E-mail: jkmazet@ucdavis.edu
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McCowan, Brenda

Department of Population Health and Reproduction
Research Interest: Animal health, management and well-being; Wildlife conservation; Bioacoustics; Ethology.

Email: bjmccowan@ucdavis.edu
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McNabb, Brett

Department of Population Health and Reproduction
Livestock Herd Health and Reproduction, VMTH
Research Interest: B
eef cattle and small ruminant herd health. Livestock reproductive disease diagnosis and management, assisted reproductive technology.
Email: brmcnabb@ucdavis.edu
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Moody, Carly

Department of Animal Science
Research Interest:  My research program uses a combination of applied ethology and epidemiology research methods and statistical techniques to study animal welfare. Broadly, I currently have three areas of study: 1) mitigating agonism in socially housed animals, 2) examining human-animal interactions during handling and other animal proceduresand 3) improving cat welfare in the veterinary clinic. 
Email:  cmoody@ucdavis.edu
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Okello, Emmanuel

Department of Population Health and Reproduction
Research Interest: 
International livestock health and antimicrobial resistance. Promoting the judicious use of antibiotics and control of antimicrobial resistance on California dairy herds. Working with farmers and other stakeholders to improve livestock health and productivity.
Email: eokello@ucdavis.edu
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Pandey, Pramod

Department of Population Health and Reproduction
Research Interest: To derive engineering solutions (involving veterinarians, engineers, specialist, farm managers, and dairy farmers) for controlling microbial pathogens from animal waste.

Email: brmcnabb@ucdavis.edu
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Pereira, Richard

Department of Population Health and Reproduction
Livestock Herd Health and Reproduction Service
Research Interest: Emergence, persistence and transmission ecology of antimicrobial resistant and zoonotic bacteria in livestock, with the aim of developing effective and feasible interventions to reduce and prevent the spread of drug resistance.
E-mail: rvpereira@ucdavis.edu
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Pires, Alda

Department of Population Health and Reproduction
Research Interest:  Quantitative methods to identify strategies that improve animal health and control infectious diseases in livestock on small-scale farms. Interested in applying and developing epidemiological tools to monitor potential food safety hazards and identify strategies to reduce the dissemination of foodborne pathogens in pre-harvest small farm environments and the spread of infectious disease in the food supply. Also interested in integrating epidemiological methods such as temporal-spatial, molecular analysis and risk assessment in order to support risk-based surveillance and infectious disease control strategies, and the improvement of animal health and food safety.
E-mail:  apires@ucdavis.edu
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Pitesky, Maurice

Department of Population Health & Reproduction
Research Interest:
Application of classic and spatial epidemiology in disease surveillance, food safety management, and other processes associated with poultry health.
E-mail: mepitesky@ucdavis.edu
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Rossow, Heidi

Department of Population Health and Reproduction
Research Interest: Systems approach to explore interactions between nutrition, metabolism and disease and their effects on beef and dairy production.

Email: harossow@ucdavis.edu
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Rowe, Joan

Department of Population Health and Reproduction
Research Interest:
Infectious diseases, reproductive epidemiology in cattle, sheep and goats. 
E-mail: jdrowe@ucdavis.edu
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Shapiro, Karen

Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Research Interest:
Areas of research interest include transport and fate of zoonotic pathogens in watersheds and coastal ecosystems; effects of landscape change and climate variability on disease transmission; impacts of water scarcity and impaired quality on human and animal population health, and food safety.
E-mail: kshapiro@ucdavis.edu
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Silva del Rio, Noelia

Department of Population Health and Reproduction
Research Interest: Herd health

Email: nsilvadelrio@ucdavis.edu
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Smiley, Tierra

Wildlife Health Center
Research Interest: Emerging zoonotic diseases, ecosystem health, conservation of endangered species.
Email: tsmevans@ucdavis.edu

Smith, Woutrina

Wildlife Health Center/One Health Institute 
Research Interest: Zoonotic diseases at human/animal/environment interface. 
Email: wasmith@ucdavis.edu
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Soto, Esteban

Department of Medicine and Epidemiology
Research Interest: Fish health, aquatic ecosystem health, microbiology.

Email: sotomartinez@ucdavis.edu
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Stout, Simone

California Health and Food Safety Lab
Population Health and Reproduction

Research Interest:
Poultry diagnostics and infectious diseases of relevance to commercial poultry. Diseases of waterfowl species.
Email: ststoute@ucdavis.edu
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Stover, Susan

Department of Anatomy, Physiology, and Cell Biology
Research Interest: Musculoskeletal Injury Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, and Biomechanics: The primary research focus is the epidemiology, pathogenesis, and biomechanics of repetitive, overuse injuries in equine athletes.

Email: smstover@ucdavis.edu
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Thurmond, Mark

Emeritus

Williams, Deniece

Veterinary Medicine Teaching and Research Center
Research Interest: Dairy production, epidemiology and herd health.

Email: dvmwilliams@ucdavis.edu
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Ziccardi, Michael

Wildlife Health Center/One Health Institute
Research Interest: Rescue and treatment of birds and marine mammals affected by oil spills. 
E-mail: mhziccardi@ucdavis.edu

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