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Christine Kreuder Johnson- BS, DVM, MPVM, PhD
Professor and Researcher
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

Specialty Focus

Wildlife Epidemiology

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

2012-2013 Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award

Active Research Grants

Co-Principal Investigator, PREDICT: Wildlife SMART Surveillance, Mazet (Principal Investigator), USDS Agency for International Development (USAID)

Co-Principal Investigator, Roles of a marine host cycle and particle aggregation in transmission of zoonotic pathogens in coastal ecosystems, Conrad (Principal Investigator), National Science Foundation - Ecology of Infectious Diseases (NSF-EID)

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Spillover and pandemic properties of zoonotic viruses with high host plasticity 2015 Johnson CK, PL Hitchens, T Smiley Evans, T Goldstein, K Thomas, A Clements, DO Joly, ND Wolfe, P Daszak, WB Karesh, J K Mazet Spillover and pandemic properties of zoonotic viruses with high host plasticity Scientific Reports,
  • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Non-random patterns in viral diversity 2015 Anthony S, Islam A, Johnson CK, Navarrete-Macias I, Liang E, Jain K, Hitchens P, Che X, Soloyvov A, Hicks A, Ojeda-Flores P, Zambrana-Torrelio C, Ulrich W, Rostal M, Petrosov A, Garcia J, Haider N, Wolfe N, Goldstein T, Morse S, Rahman M, Epstein J, Mazet J, Daszak P, Lipkin W Non-random patterns in viral diversity Nature Communications,
  • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Two decades of cumulative impacts to survivorship of endangered California condors in California 2015 Kelly TR, Rideout BA, Grantham J, Brandt J, Burnett LJ, Sorenson KJ, George D, Welch A, Moen D, Rasico J, Johnson M, Battistone C, Johnson CK Two decades of cumulative impacts to survivorship of endangered California condors in California Biological Conservation,
  • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Optimization of a novel non-invasive oral sampling technique for zoonotic pathogen surveillance in nonhuman primates 2015 Smiley Evans T, Barry PA, Gilardi KV, Goldstein T, Deere JD, Fike J, Yee J, Ssebide BJ, Karmacharya D, Cranfield MR, Wolking D, Smith B, Mazet JAK, Johnson CK Optimization of a novel non-invasive oral sampling technique for zoonotic pathogen surveillance in nonhuman primates PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases,
  • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Targeting transmission pathways for emerging zoonotic disease surveillance and control 2015 Loh EH, Zambrana-Torrelio C, Olival KJ, Bogich TL, Johnson CK, Mazet JA, Karesh W, Daszak P Targeting transmission pathways for emerging zoonotic disease surveillance and control Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases,
  • Christine Kreuder Johnson: PSOROPTES INFESTATION AND TREATMENT IN AN ISOLATED POPULATION OF BIGHORN SHEEP (OVIS CANADENSIS) 2015 Vernon C. Bleich, M.A., Ph.D., Christine K. Johnson, V.M.D., Ph.D., Steven G. Torres, M.S., M.S., James H. Davis, B.S., Jennifer M. Ramsey, D.V.M., M.P.V.M., Jeffrey T. Villepique, M.S., Ph.D., and Ben J. Gonzales, D.V.M., M.P.V.M. PSOROPTES INFESTATION AND TREATMENT IN AN ISOLATED POPULATION OF BIGHORN SHEEP (OVIS CANADENSIS) Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine,
  • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Epidemiology and pathology of Toxoplasma gondii in free-ranging California sea lions (Zalophus Californianus) 2015 Carlson-Bremer D, Colegrove KM, Gulland FM, Conrad PA, Mazet JA, Johnson CK Epidemiology and pathology of Toxoplasma gondii in free-ranging California sea lions (Zalophus Californianus) Journal of Wildlife Diseases (epub ahead of print),
  • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Survival and mortality of pumas (Puma concolor) in a fragmented, urbanizing landscape 2015 Vickers TW, Sanchez JN, Johnson CK, Morrison SA, Botta R, Smith T, Cohen BS, Huber PR, Ernest HB, Boyce WM. Survival and mortality of pumas (Puma concolor) in a fragmented, urbanizing landscape PLoS One,
  • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Assessing ecological correlates of marine bird declines to inform marine conservation. 2015 Vilchis LI, Johnson CK, Evenson JR, Pearson SF, Barry KL, Davidson P, Raphael MG, Gaydos JK Assessing ecological correlates of marine bird declines to inform marine conservation. Conservation Biology,
  • Christine Kreuder Johnson: A novel Sarcocystis neurona genotype XIII is associated with severe encephalitis in an unexpectedly broad range of marine mammals from the northeastern Pacific Ocean 2015 Barbosa L, Johnson CK, Lambourn DM, Gibson AK, Haman KH, Huggins J, Sundarb N, Raverty SA, Grigg ME A novel Sarcocystis neurona genotype XIII is associated with severe encephalitis in an unexpectedly broad range of marine mammals from the northeastern Pacific Ocean International Journal of Parasitology,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2015 Quinn, JH, MW Gabriel, CK Johnson: Pathogens and Parasites in American badgers (Taxidea taxus), , . .

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 Proedures, 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.