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Anne Ballmann

Anne Ballmann is a Wildlife Disease Specialist at the National Wildlife Health Center.

I joined the USGS National Wildlife Health Center as a wildlife disease specialist/field epidemiologist in 2008. I earned my DVM at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and a PhD in Comparative Medicine-Population Health at North Carolina State University (Raleigh). I’m actively involved in research and multi-agency coordination for bat white-nose syndrome (WNS) and currently serve as the lead for the WNS Diagnostic Working Group as well as on the WNS National Coordination Team.

Education and Certifications

  • PhD Comparative Biomedical Sciences-Population Medicine, North Carolina State University (2007)

  • DVM, University of Tennessee-Knoxville (1997)

  • BS/BA Biology, Northeast Missouri State University-Kirksville (1993)

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • Wildlife Disease Association

  • The Wildlife Society

  • American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians

  • American Veterinary Medical Association

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