There is an important link between environmental, human, and animal health, and I try to incorporate the concept of “One Health” into my teaching and research. I teach a graduate course, Wildlife Diseases, and we discuss the links between domestic and wild animal health, as well as human and environmental health. My current research interests include infectious and zoonotic diseases of exotic pets and wildlife, and using wildlife as sentinels for human health.
Metal Accumulation and Health Effects in Raccoons (Procyon lotor) Associated with Coal Fly Ash Exposure (with Edward C. Ramsay and Robert L. Donnell), Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology (2013)
Approximately 5.4 million cubic yards of coal fly ash and water spilled into the Emory...
A survey of Tennessee veterinarian and physician attitudes, knowledge, and practices in zoonoses prevention among animal owners infected with HIV/AIDS (with William Allen Hill, G C. Petty, and P C. Erwin), Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (2012)
Antinociceptive effects after oral administration of tramadol hydrochloride in Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis) (with David Guzman, Joanne Paul-Murphy, Sherry Cox, N Keuhler, and J Brown), American Journal of Veterinary Research (2012)
OBJECTIVE: To determine the antinociceptive and sedative effects of tramadol in Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona...