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Are you interested in joining our group? We welcome graduate and undergraduate students who want to work with us. To apply for the Graduate program in Pathobiology, indicate your interest in Epidemiology in your application. If you have an interest in disease ecology, also consider an application to the Interdisciplinary Program in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology.

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Marilyn O’Hara Ruiz

Director
Clinical Associate Professor

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Pathobiology
2001 South Lincoln Avenue
2639 VMBSB
Urbana, IL 61802, USA
moruiz@illinois.edu
217-265-5115 Voice
217-244-7421 Fax

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William Brown

GIS Analyst

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Pathobiology
2001 South Lincoln Avenue
2535 VMBSB
Urbana, IL 61802, USA
wmbrown@illinois.edu
217-333-3386 Voice

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Surrendra Karki

PhD Student

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Pathobiology
2001 South Lincoln Avenue
2434 VMBSB
Urbana, IL 61802, USA

Maya Patrice Scott

PhD Student, Interdisciplinary Environmental Toxicology Scholar

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
College of Veterinary Medicine,
Department of Pathobiology,
2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Rm 2434 VMBSB, Urbana, IL 61802

Lee Ann Lyons

PhD Student

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Pathobiology
2001 South Lincoln Avenue
2535 VMBSB
Urbana, IL 61802, USA


Sulagna Chakraborty

PhD Student & MCE-VBD Intern

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Applied Health Sciences
Department of Kinesiology & Community Health
Champaign, IL 61820, USA

Nicole Staton

Second Year Veterinary Student & MCE-VBD Intern

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Pathobiology
Urbana, IL 61802, USA

Grace Newton

MCE-VBD Intern & Geography MA Student

University of British Columbia (Fall 2017)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada

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Trisha Rentschler

MS 2015, Department of Pathobiology

Thesis:  The variable contribution of larval habitats on the production of mosquitoes that transmit West Nile virus:  A landscape epidemiology approach


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Claire Behnke

DVM/MPH Student, Class of 2017


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Imelda K. Moise

PhD, Department of Geography 2013

Thesis: Health risk differentials: implications of neighborhood conditions on various health outcomes in New Orleans


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Varun Goel

MS 2013, Department of Geography

Thesis: A spatial risk assessment of hemorrhagic disease in cattle in Illinois from 2005 to 2011


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Cassie Jo Lothery

DVM student, class of 2018
2015 CVM Summer Research Training Program

Project title: “Risky business: Factors that contribute to the presence of human cases of West Nile virus in the Chicago area”


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Allie Gardner

MS Student


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Sarah Marrara

Community Health Student
Research Assistant


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Alicia Hines

DVM student
2010 Summer Intern

Boone Animal Hospital, LaGrange, IL