Brenda Ballachey, Ph.D.

Population status and indices of population condition; population, physiological and ecological effects of oil exposure on marine mammals and coastal ecosystems; environmental toxicology, physiology and genetics of marine mammals.

Biography

Education

Ph.D.    1985         Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR              Animal Breeding and Genetics
M.S.      1980         Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO         Animal Sciences
B.S.       1974         Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO         Animal Science

Professional Experience

1990 - Present           Research Physiologist, USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska
1989 - 1990                Biologist, USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska
1987 - 1989                Staff Officer, Board on Agriculture, National Research Council, Washington, D.C.
1986 - 1987                Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota
1985 - 1985                Instructor, Department of Animal Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
1981 - 1985                Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Animal Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
1977 - 1980                Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Animal Science, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Colorado

Professional Activities and/or Memberships

Society for Marine Mammalogy
The Wildlife Society
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry