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Brian D Healy, PhD

Dr. Brian Healy is a research biologist and post doctoral research fellow at the US Geological Survey – Eastern Ecological Science Center

Dr. Healy is currently working to provide decision support to federal and state partners in the context of water management that affects fish populations in the California Central Valley and San Francisco Bay Delta. His primary research interests include ecology, conservation, and management of river and stream fishes, and specifically, studying fish population responses to changes in stream flow, disturbances, and management actions. 

Professional Experience

  • 2022 - Present: Research Biologst, Post-doctoral scholar, U.S. Geological Survey, Eastern Ecological Science Center

  • 2009 - 2022: Fisheries Biologst/program manager, Native Fish Ecology and Conservation Program, Grand Canyon National Park

  • 2018 - 2022: Graduate Research Assistant/Colorado River Doctoral Scholar, Watershed Sciences, Utah State University

  • 2003 - 2009: Fisheries Biologist, White River National Forest

  • 2000 - 2003: Fisheries Biologist, Chippewa National Forest

  • 1999 - 2000: Graduate Research Assistant, Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University 

Education and Certifications

  • PhD, 2022, Utah State University, Ecology

  • M.S. 2002, Texas A&M University, Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences

  • B.S. 1998, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, Biology

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