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Dr. Michael Yabsley

Arnett C. Mace Jr. Distinguished Professor, Wildlife Disease


Diagnostic parasitologist for SCWDS clinical cases


PhD Infectious Diseases, University of Georgia, 2004

MS Zoology (Parasitology), Clemson University, 2000

BS Biological Sciences (major) and Wildlife Biology (minor), Clemson University, 1997

Awards, Honors and Recognitions:

2021 - AAVP-William C. Campbell One-Health Award

2021 - UGA CVM Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award

2020 - UGA CVM Research Mentor Award

2018 - UGA Creative Research Medal

2017 - Herrick Award for Excellence in Teaching

2017 - Alumni Association Award for Excellence in Research


Selected Publications:

List of publications on PubMed

Research Areas:
Research Interests:

Wildlife Diseases, Zoonotic Diseases, Parasitology, Vector-borne pathogens


WILD(POPH) 5100/7100 Wildlife Disease Ecology and Management   

POPH 8580 Current Topics in Wildlife Health

FYOS 1001 Freshman Odyssey Seminar: Wildlife Diseases-why do we care?

IDIS 5200/5200L Veterinary Helminthology, Ectoparasitology, and Protozoology

POPH 5201 Wildlife Diseases

POPH 6000 Comparative Parasitology and the Changing Global Climate


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