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Julia S Lankton

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.

Professional Experience

  • 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

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