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    Christine Kreuder Johnson- BS, VMD, MPVM, PhD
    Professor
    Medicine & Epidemiology

    1089 Veterinary Medicine Drive
    VM3B, Davis, CA 95616

    +1 530 752 1238
    ckjohnson@ucdavis.edu

       

    Research Focus

    Wildlife epidemiology, with special emphasis on wildlife population health and emerging infectious diseases with significance to public health and global health security

    Specialty Focus

    Epidemiology, Disease Dynamics, Wildlife Health, Ecosystem Health, One Health

    Education

    2003 PhD Wildlife Epidemiology, University of California, Davis, California
    2000 MPVM Wildlife Epidemiology, University of California, Davis, California
    1994 VMD , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    1990 BS Zoology and Political Science, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

    Honors and Awards

    2016-2018 Advisory Board: Mapping the Risk of International Infectious Disease Spread
    2016-2017 Chair of the Faculty, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
    2014-2018 Global Biological and Ecological Surveillance Coordinator, Emerging Pandemic Threats PREDICT Program
    2012-2013 Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis
    2008-2011 Appointed to Council of the Wildlife Disease Association

    Active Research Grants

    Co-Principal Investigator, PREDICT 2 Pandemic Influenza and Other Emerging Threats, Mazet J (Principal Investigator), USAID

    Trainer, International Research Scientist Development K01 award, Tierra Smiley Evans (post-doctoral researcher) (Principal Investigator), NIH Fogarty

    Trainer, Epidemiologic Risk Investigation into Southern Sea Otters with Death due to Cardiomyopathy: An Integrated Model Approach, Megan Moriarty (graduate student) (Principal Investigator), Morris Animal Foundation

    Principal Investigator, Exploration of novel biomarkers for repeated domoic acid exposure and associated chronic health impacts in at-risk southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis), (Principal Investigator), Oiled Wildlife Care Network

    Co-Investigator, Prediction of Spillover Potential and Interventional En Masse Animal Vaccination to Prevent Emerging Pathogen Threats in Cur-rent and Future Zones of US Military Operation, P Barry (Principal Investigator), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Predicting wildlife reservoirs and global vulnerability to zoonotic Flaviviruses 2018 Pandit P, Doyle M, Smart K, Young C, Drape G, Johnson CK Predicting wildlife reservoirs and global vulnerability to zoonotic Flaviviruses Nature Communications,
    • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Suspected exposure to filoviruses among people contacting wildlife in Southwestern Uganda 2018 Smiley Evans T, Tutaryebwa, Gilard KV, Barry PA , Marzi A, Eberhart M, Ssebide B, Cranfield MR, Mugisha O, Mugisha E, Kellermann S, Mazet JAK, Johnson CK Suspected exposure to filoviruses among people contacting wildlife in Southwestern Uganda Journal of Infectious Disease,
    • Christine Kreuder Johnson: The discovery of Bombali virus adds further support for bats as hosts of ebolaviruses 2018 Goldstein T, Anthony SJ , Gbakima A, Bird BH, Bangura J, Tremeau-Bravard S, Belaganahalli MN, Wells H, Dhanota JK, Liang E, Grodus M, Jangra RX, Dejesus VA, Lasso G, Smith BR, Jambai A, Kamara BO, Kamara S, Bangura W, Monagin C, Shapira S, Johnson CK, Saylors K, Rubin EM, Chandran K, Lipkin WI, Mazet JAK The discovery of Bombali virus adds further support for bats as hosts of ebolaviruses Nature Microbiology,
    • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Avian trichomonosis mortality events in band-tailed pigeons (Patagioenas fasciata) in California during winter 2014-2015 2018 Rogers K, Woods L, Girard Y, Johnson C Avian trichomonosis mortality events in band-tailed pigeons (Patagioenas fasciata) in California during winter 2014-2015 Int J Parasitol Parasites Wildl ,
    • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Hypermucoviscous Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolates
from Stranded and Wild-Caught Marine Mammals of the United States Pacific Coast: Prevalence, Phenotype and Genotype 2018 Whitaker D, Reichley S, Griffin M, Prager K, Richey C, Kenelty K, Stevens B, Lloyd-Smith JO, Johnson CK, Duignan P, Johnson S, Rios R, DeLong R, Halaska B, Rust L, Byrne B, Struve C, Mapes S, Soto E Hypermucoviscous Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolates from Stranded and Wild-Caught Marine Mammals of the United States Pacific Coast: Prevalence, Phenotype and Genotype J Wildl Dis doi: 10.7589/2017-07-178,
    • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Data tables from Defining the risk landscape in the context of pathogen pollution: Toxoplasma gondii in sea otters along the Pacific Rim 2018 Burgess T, Tinker T, Miller M, Bodkin J, Murray M, Saarinen J, Nichol L, Larson S, Conrad P, Johnson CK Data tables from Defining the risk landscape in the context of pathogen pollution: Toxoplasma gondii in sea otters along the Pacific Rim R Soc Open Sci,
    • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Atypical Chlamydiaceae in wild populations of hawks (Buteo Spp.) in California 2018 Luj├ín-Vega C, Hawkins MG, Johnson CK, Briggs C, Vennum C, Bloom PH, Hull JM, Cray C, Pesti D, Johnson L, Ciembor P, Ritchie BR Atypical Chlamydiaceae in wild populations of hawks (Buteo Spp.) in California J Zoo Wildl Med,
    • Christine Kreuder Johnson: A comparative analysis of viral richness and
viral sharing in cave-roosting bats 2017 Willoughby A, Phelps K, PREDICT Consortium, Olival K A comparative analysis of viral richness and viral sharing in cave-roosting bats Diversity,
    • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Bacterial Flora of the Giant Garter Snake (Thamnophis gigas) and Valley Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis fitchi) in the Central Valley of California 2017 Wack RF, Hansen EC, Johnson CK, Poppenga R Bacterial Flora of the Giant Garter Snake (Thamnophis gigas) and Valley Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis fitchi) in the Central Valley of California Western Wildlife,
    • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Brucella infection in Asian sea otters (Enhydra lutris lutris) on Bering Island, Russia 2017 Burgess T, Johnson CK, Burdin A, Gill V, Doroff A, Tuomi P, Smith W, Goldstein T Brucella infection in Asian sea otters (Enhydra lutris lutris) on Bering Island, Russia J Wildlife Diseases ,

    Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

    2016 Quinn JH, Gabriel MW, Johnson CK: Pathogens and parasites in American badgers (Taxidea taxus), Proulx G, Do Linh San E, (ed), Badgers: Systematics, Biology, Conservation, and Research Techniques, Alberta, Canada. .

    2011 Mazet JK, Johnson CK: Approaching health problems at the wildlife-domestic animal interface, Miller RE, Fowler ME, (ed), Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine: Current Therapy, St Louis. 153-60.

    2002 Orsini JA, Kreuder C: Emergency medical and surgical principles and procedure, Diver TJ, Ornini JA, (ed), Manual of Equine Emergencies: Treatments and Procedures, Second Edition, Philadelphia. 1-128.

    1998 Orsini JA, Kreuder C: Emergency medical and surgical principles and procedures, Divers TJ, Orsini JA, (ed), Equine Emergency Manual, Philadelphia. 1-92.