BBS PhD Program


Faculty Research Area(s)

Parminder Basran
Radiation Dosimetry and Treatment Planning; Medical Image Processing and Analysis​; and Medical Physics Training and Education. I have keen interests in machine learning methods in radiation oncology, radiomics, and stereotactic ablative radiation therapies and hypo-fractionation.
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Elizabeth Buckles
Virology; population medicine; infectious diseases; disease diagnosis; wildlife disease; conservation biology; pathology; avian diseases

Casey Cazer

Casey Cazer

Epidemiology of zoonotic diseases, evidence-based medicine, and One-Health; developing methods to improve antimicrobial resistance surveillance and track multidrug resistance

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Soon Hon Cheong

Postpartum ovarian and uterine health; epidemiology; regenerative medicine; microfluidics and assisted reproductive techniques - lab
Dr. Kevin Cummings
Kevin Cummings
Application of epidemiologic approaches to investigate the ecology and transmission of Salmonella and other foodborne pathogens among a wide variety of hosts

Kathryn Fiorella
Kathryn Fiorella

Planetary Health/One Health, fisheries, livelihoods, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, environmental change - lab
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Rodman Getchell
Molecular diagnostics and emerging diseases of fish; target animal safety studies for new aquaculture therapeutants and chemicals

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Laura Goodman

Pathogen discovery and surveillance, with focus areas on tick-borne disease and antimicrobial resistance; exploring the underlying mechanisms of infectious disease emergence and identifying biomarkers to detect and prevent emerging threats to humans and animals
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Yrjö Gröhn
Veterinary epidemiology; production medicine; public health; epidemiological and economic methods; risk analysis, communications, and policy
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Galina Hayes
The Surgical Techniques Initiative: Clinical trials evaluating changes in surgical methods that can reduce incisional pain and inflammation, reduce infection rates and improve healing in canine surgery; predictive scoring systems in clinical medicine; minimally invasive surgery; trauma management
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Renata Ivanek Miojevic
Epidemiology and ecology of infectious and foodborne diseases; mathematical modeling; spatial epidemiology; risk assessment; public health
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Sabine Mann
Metabolic diseases and insulin signaling; nutrition; epidemiology; metabolic and nutritional immunology
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Jessica McArt
Epidemiology of periparturient diseases in dairy cattle; disease economics; on-farm methods for accurate disease diagnosis - lab
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Saurabh Mehta
Global health (active research projects in India, East Africa, and Latin America); infectious disease epidemiology, particularly HIV, Tuberculosis, and neglected tropical diseases; nutritional interventions and nutritional modulation of the immune response - lab
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Hussni Mohammed
Epidemiology of infectious diseases; quantitative and analytical epidemiology; epidemiological risk assessment and analysis; veterinary public health and food safety; production medicine
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Daryl V. Nydam
Epidemiology of food security/safety issues related to dairy production medicine; study of economically important infectious diseases, particularly zoonoses; subclinical diseases of peraparturient cattle and reproductive efficacy
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Heidi Reesink
Comparative and translational orthopedics; metabolism and musculoskeletal disease; osteoarthritis; regenerative medicine
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Lorin Warnick
Dairy cattle epidemiology; pre-harvest food safety; Salmonellosis in cattle; infectious disease
Dr. Martin Wiedmann
Martin Wiedmann
Molecular pathogenesis of food-borne and zoonotic bacterial diseases