Julia Lankton is a wildlife pathologist at the USGS National Wildlife Health Center.
She attended veterinary school at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, completed her pathology residency at the University of Tennessee, and worked as clinical instructor and pathology fellow at the University of Florida and Disneyworld, before joining USGS in 2013. Her interests include environmental toxicology and the relationship between contaminants and disease in wildlife health.
2013-present: Wildlife Pathologist, USGS National Wildlife Health Center
2012-2013: Clinical Instructor, Anatomic Pathology, University of Florida and Disney's Animal Kingdom
Education and Certifications
Residency, Anatomic Pathology, University of Tennessee, 2009-2012
DVM, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, 2009
BA English, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1996
Affiliations and Memberships*
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists
*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