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The Fish Health Program conducts science focused on understanding the control, distribution and severity of infectious diseases affecting hatchery and wild fish. Our research projects are national and international in scope but have a major focus on fish health issues in the western landscapes of the Columbia River, Puget Sound and Klamath Basin.

Employee Directory

Job Title Name Email Phone
Biologist William N Batts 206-526-2289
Biological Science Laboratory Technician (Microbiology) Carla M Conway 206-526-2042
Research Microbiologist Diane Elliott, Ph.D. 206-526-6591
Research Microbiologist Eveline (Evi) Emmenegger 206-526-2276
Computational Biologist Justin Greer, Ph.D. 206-526-2055
Fish Biologist Jacob Gregg 360-385-1007
Ext: 223
Research Immunologist John Hansen, Ph.D. 206-526-6588
Chief - Fish Health Section Paul Hershberger, Ph.D. 360-385-1007
Ext: 225
Research Microbiologist Gael Kurath, Ph.D. 206-526-6583
Research Fish Biologist Jan Lovy, Ph.D. 206-526-6589
Biologist Ashley H. MacKenzie 360-385-1007
Ext: 222
Biologist Prarthana Shankar, Ph.D. 206-526-6591
Research Microbiologist, Emeritus James Winton, Ph.D. 206-526-6587