Jill Rolland, Sc.D.

Dr. Jill Rolland - currently serves as the Director of the USGS Western Fisheries Research Center in Seattle.

Biography

Prior to joining the USGS, Jill worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service for ten years.  Initially she served as the aquatic animal health program manager and later as the Director of Aquaculture, Swine, Equine and Poultry Health Programs.  Jill has a B.S. in Fisheries from the University of Washington.  Jill has her masters and doctorate degrees in fish health from the University of Bergen, Norway.  Her research focused on transmission, hosts and reservoirs for the infectious salmon anemia (ISA) virus.