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Christine Kreuder Johnson- BS, VMD, 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 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

2012-2013 Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award

Active Research Grants

Principal Investigator, Data-Driven Framework for Zoonotic Disease Prediction, (Principal Investigator), Department of Defense - Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Principal Investigator, Modeling Health Capacity & Governance for Zoonotic Disease Outbreak Prediction , (Principal Investigator), Department of Defense - Defense Threat Reduction Agency

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

Co-Principal Investigator, Enhanced Passive Surveillance for Wildlife Diseases in California, T Kelly (Principal Investigator), State Wildlife Grant - California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Co-Principal Investigator, EcoHealth Net 2.0: A One Health approach to disease ecology research & education, (J Epstein) (Principal Investigator), National Science Foundation

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Christine Kreuder Johnson: One Health proof of concept: Bringing a transdisciplinary approach to surveillance for zoonotic viruses at the human-wild animal interface 2017 Kelly TK, WB Karesh, CK Johnson, KV Gilardi, S Anthony, T Goldstein, S Olson, C Machalaba, JK Mazet One Health proof of concept: Bringing a transdisciplinary approach to surveillance for zoonotic viruses at the human-wild animal interface Preventive Veterinary Medicine,
  • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Detection of viruses using discarded plants from wild mountain gorillas and golden monkeys 2016 Smiley Evan T, Gilardi KV, Barry PA, Ssebide BJ, Kinani JF, Nizeyimana F, Noheri JB, Byarugaba DK, Mudakikwa A, Cranfiedl MR, Mazet JA, Johnson CK Detection of viruses using discarded plants from wild mountain gorillas and golden monkeys American Journal of Primatology,
  • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Avian trichomonosis in spotted owls (Strix occidentalis): Indication of opportunistic spillover from prey 2016 Rogers KH, YA Girard, L Woods, CK Johnson Avian trichomonosis in spotted owls (Strix occidentalis): Indication of opportunistic spillover from prey International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife,
  • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Tackling California condor recovery: Difficult transitions along a clear path 2016 Kelly T, Parish C, Johnson CK Tackling California condor recovery: Difficult transitions along a clear path The Wildlife Professional,
  • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Exotic pediculosis and hair-loss syndrome in deer (Odocoileus hemionus) populations of California, USA 2016 Roug A, Swift P, Puschner B, Gerstenberg G, Mertins JW, Johnson CK, Torres S, Mortensen J, Woods L Exotic pediculosis and hair-loss syndrome in deer (Odocoileus hemionus) populations of California, USA J Vet Diagn Invest,
  • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Ecological drivers and population impacts of avian trichomonosis mortality events in band-tailed pigeons (patagioenas fasciata), California, USA 2016 Rogers K, Girard YA, Koening WD, Johnson CK Ecological drivers and population impacts of avian trichomonosis mortality events in band-tailed pigeons (patagioenas fasciata), California, USA J Wildl Dis,
  • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Seroepidemiologic survey of potential pathogens in obligate and facultative scavenging avian species in California 2015 Straub M, Kelly T, Rideout B, Eng C, Wynne J, Braun J, Johnson CK Seroepidemiologic survey of potential pathogens in obligate and facultative scavenging avian species in California PLoS One,
  • 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 Biol Conserv,
  • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Spillover and pandemic properties of zoonotic viruses with high host plasticity 2015 Johnson CK, Hitchens PL, Smiley Evans T, Goldstein T, Thomas K, Clements A, Joly DO, Wolfe ND, Daszak P, Karesh WB, Mazet JK Spillover and pandemic properties of zoonotic viruses with high host plasticity Sci Rep,
  • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Psoroptes infestation and treatment in an isolated population of bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) 2015 Bleich VC, Johnson CK, Torres SG, Davis JH, Ramsey JM, Villepique JT, Gonzales BJ Psoroptes infestation and treatment in an isolated population of bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) J Zoo Wildl Med,

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 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.