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Christine Densmore

Veterinary Medical Officer specializing in aquatic animal pathobiology.

Professional Experience

  • Veterinary Medical Officer, Leetown Science Center (May 2006 - present)

  • Research Fishery Biologist, Leetown Science Center (August 1997 – May 2006)

  • Student - Fisheries Biologist (C.E.A.) and Student Research Assistant, Leetown Science Center and Virginia Tech (June 1993 – August 1997)

  • Clinical Veterinarian, small and exotic animal practice (May 1990 - June 1993)

Education and Certifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), May 1997 Veterinary Medical Sciences (Aquatic Animal Pathobiology) Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), May 1990 Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA), May 1986 Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA Major - Biology Minor - History

Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Veterinary Medical Association

  • American Association of Fish Veterinarians

  • International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine

  • Partners in Reptile and Amphibian Conservation

  • Department of the Interior One Health Working Group

Science and Products