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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 2 Pandemic Influenza and Other Emerging Threats, Mazet (Principal Investigator), USAID

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

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • 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,
  • 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 Nat Commun,
  • 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 Int J Parasitol,
  • 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 Zoonotic Dis,
  • 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: 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 Negl Trop Dis,
  • Christine Kreuder Johnson: Comparison of trace mineral concentrations in tail hair, body hair, blood, and liver of mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) in California 2015 Roug A, Swift P, Gerstenberg G, Woods LW, Kreuder Johnson C, Torres S, Puschner B Comparison of trace mineral concentrations in tail hair, body hair, blood, and liver of mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) in California J Vet Diagn Invest,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

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.