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Sharif Aly- BVSc, MPVM, PhD
Assistant Professor
Population Health & Reproduction


saly@ucdavis.edu

  

Research Focus

Dairy cattle health and welfare

- calf health (scours, respiratory disease)

- mastitis

- Johne's disease

- shiga-toxin producing E. coli
- Heat stress

- Humane euthanasia of cattle


Education

2009 PhD Epidemiology, University of California, Davis, CA
2003 MPVM Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, University of California, School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, CA
2004 Residency Food Animal Reproduction and Herd Health, University of California, School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, CA
2001 Internship Food Animal Production Medicine Internship, University of Idaho, Caine Veterinary Teaching Center
1998 BVSc Veterinary Medicine, University of Cairo, Egypt
1993 GCE General Certificate of Education, Advanced level, University of London,
1993 IGCSE International General Certificate of Secondary Education, University of Cambridge,

Honors and Awards

2003 Jastro Shields Graduate Research Scholarship Award, MPVM, UC Davis
2003-2004 House officers Grant, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, UC Davis
2005 Block Grant Award, Graduate Group in Epidemiology, UC Davis
2005 Travel Award, International Association of Paratuberculosis
2005 George Stabenfeldt Travel Award, MPVM research presented at International Colloquium of Paratuberculosis, Denmark, August
2006 Block Grant Award, Graduate Group in Epidemiology, UC Davis
2006 Graduate Student Support Program (GSSP), School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis
2008 Austin Eugene Lyon’s Fellow, Graduate Studies, University of California, Davis
2008 Graduate Student Support Program (GSSP), School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis

Licenses

Veterinary Syndicate, Egypt

Active Research Grants

Principal Investigator, Effect of Environment on Risk of Respiratory Disease in Nursing Calves, (Principal Investigator), American Association of Bovine Practioners

Principal Investigator, A cumulative temperature heat index to predict the effect of heat stress on milk yield in dairy cattle, (Principal Investigator), Center for Food Animal Health, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis

Principal Investigator, Risk assessment, welfare analysis, and extension education for dairy calf respiratory disease management in California., (Principal Investigator), Agriculture and Natural Resources Competitive Grant Program

Principal Investigator, Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) in the beef chain: assessing and mitigating by translational science, education and outreach., (Principal Investigator), USDA

Collaborator, Molecular Diagnostic Method Development for Surveillance, Control, and Understanding of Mycoplasma Mastitis, Paolo Moroni (Principal Investigator), Cornell University, Agriculture/Natural Resources Production Practices Food Security and Hunger

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2013 P. Pithua, S.S. Aly A cohort study of the association between serum immunoglobulin G concentrations and preweaning health, growth, and survival in Holstein calves Intern J Appl Res Vet Med,
  • Link Icon 2013 Rossow, HA, Aly, SS Variation in nutrients formulated and nutrients supplied on 5 California dairies. Journal of dairy science,
  • Link Icon 2013 Glover, AD, Puschner, B, Rossow, HA, Lehenbauer, TW, Champagne, JD, Blanchard, PC, Aly, SS A double-blind block randomized clinical trial on the effect of zinc as a treatment for diarrhea in neonatal Holstein calves under natural challenge conditions. Preventive veterinary medicine,
  • Link Icon 2013 Arruda, AG, Godden, S, Rapnicki, P, Gorden, P, Timms, L, Aly, SS, Lehenbauer, TW, Champagne, J Randomized noninferiority clinical trial evaluating 3 commercial dry cow mastitis preparations: II. Cow health and performance in early lactation. Journal of dairy science,
  • Link Icon 2013 Pithua, P, Aly, SS, Haines, DM, Champagne, JD, Middleton, JR, Poock, SE Efficacy of feeding a lacteal-derived colostrum replacer or pooled maternal colostrum with a low IgG concentration for prevention of failure of passive transfer in dairy calves. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association,
  • Link Icon 2013 Aly, SS, Pithua, P, Champagne, JD, Haines, DM A randomized controlled trial on preweaning morbidity, growth and mortality in Holstein heifers fed a lacteal-derived colostrum replacer or pooled maternal colostrum. BMC veterinary research,
  • Link Icon 2013 Pandit, PS, Bunn, DA, Pande, SA, Aly, SS Modeling highly pathogenic avian influenza transmission in wild birds and poultry in West Bengal, India. Scientific reports,
  • Link Icon 2013 Arruda AG, Godden S, Rapnicki P, Gorden P, Timms L, Aly SS, Lehenbauer TW, Champagne Randomized noninferiority clinical trial evaluating 3 commercial dry cow mastitis preparations: I. Quarter-level outcomes. J Dairy Sci,
  • Link Icon 2013 Elramady MG, Aly,SS, Rossitto PV, Crook JA, Cullor JS Synergistic effects of lactic acid and sodium dodecyl sulfate to decontaminate Escherichia coli O157:H7 on cattle hide sections Foodborne Pathog Dis,
  • Link Icon 2012 Aly SS, Anderson RJ, Whitlock RH, Fyock TL, McAdams SC, Byrem TM, Jiang J, Adaska JM, Gardner IA Cost-effectiveness of diagnostic strategies to identify Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis super-shedder cows in a large dairy herd using antibody enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays, quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction, and bacterial culture. J Vet Diagn Invest,