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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 (2016 - present)

  • Associate Editor: Ornithology (2020 – present)

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

  • Reviewer: more than 35 journal outlets

Honors and Awards

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

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

  • U.S. Geological Survey performance awards: 2010 - 2022

Science and Products

*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government