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Andy Ramey, Ph.D.

Wildlife health and disease

Professional Experience

  • 2012 - Present   Research Wildlife Geneticist, USGS Alaska Science Center, Alaska

  • 2006 - 2012       Geneticist, USGS Alaska Science Center, Alaska

  • 2003 - 2006      Wildlife Biologist, USGS Alaska Science Center, Alaska

  • 2001 - 2002       Biological Science Technician, Togiak National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D.  2015   University of Georgia, Athens, GA        Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

  • B.S.    2001   Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO    Fishery Biology and Wildlife Biology

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Associate Editor: Journal of Wildlife Diseases and Ornithology

  • Member: American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Ornithological Society, Wildlife Disease Association

  • Reviewer: Archives of Virology; Avian Diseases; BMC Veterinary Research; Canadian Journal of Microbiology; Climatic Change; EcoHealth; Ecology and Evolution; Emerging Infectious Diseases;

  • Reviewer: Emerging Microbes & Infections; European Journal of Wildlife Research; Infection, Genetics, and Evolution; Influenza and Other Respiratory Diseases;

  • Reviewer: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; Journal of Avian Biology; Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B; Journal of Microbiological Methods;

  • Reviewer: Journal of Parasitology; Journal of Virological Methods; Journal of Wildlife Diseases; Molecular Ecology; Parasites and Vectors; Parasitology Open; Parasitology Research; PLoS ONE;

  • Reviewer: Proceedings of the Royal Society B; Science Bulletin; Science of the Total Environment; Transboundary and Emerging Diseases; Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports;

  • Reviewer: Virology; Virology Journal; and Virus Genes

Honors and Awards

  • Star Award, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service 2002

  • Star Award, U.S. Geological Survey 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009

  • Performance awards, U.S. Geological Survey 2010-2020

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